FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2012 file photo, Donald Trump talks to reporters in Las Vegas. The uproar over Rush Limbaugh's comments about a young woman's sex life underscores the outsized role that conservative media figures play in Republican politics. Limbaugh, the late Andrew Breitbart and even Donald Trump have such faithful followers among the party's core supporters that Republican politicians often fear they'll pay a painful price for crossing them. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)