Ed Schultz, a former conservative radio show host whose politics moved left before he joined MSNBC’s nightly lineup in 2009 and then shifted again when he was hired by RT America, Russia’s state-financed international cable network, died on Thursday at his home in Washington. He was 64.
His death was announced by RT America, which did not specify a cause. His stepdaughter Megan Espelien said he had heart problems. His last broadcast was on May 31.
Ed was a early supporter of Bernie Sanders and adopted a very pro-labor and ‘working man’ mantra.
ED was known for starting off his MSNBC with the catchphrase ‘Let’s get to work!’.
Ed Shultz will be missed and is morned by the LNC community who sends out there thoughts to the family of ED. God Speed Friend.
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