Romney 'squandering an historic opportunity,' scathing editorial says
July 5th, 2012
10:18 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney 'squandering an historic opportunity,' scathing editorial says

(CNN) - An editorial in the Wall Street Journal fiercely criticized Mitt Romney Thursday, days after media titan Rupert Murdoch, who owns the paper, suggested the candidate replace his staff.

The editorial took particular aim at Team Romney's handling of the Supreme Court decision that upheld the health care reform law as a tax, and was therefore ruled constitutional.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Rupert Murdoch
Murdoch on Romney: 'Of course I want him to win'
July 2nd, 2012
10:44 AM ET
2 years ago

Murdoch on Romney: 'Of course I want him to win'

(CNN) – After offering presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney the advice to "hire some real pros" Sunday, Rupert Murdoch followed up Monday, saying he was still in Romney's camp – and that he's been taking some heat over his original tweet.

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Filed under: Mitt Romney • Rupert Murdoch
Murdoch tweets support for Santorum
January 1st, 2012
04:20 PM ET
3 years ago

Murdoch tweets support for Santorum

(CNN) - In one of his first ever tweets, media mogul Rupert Murdoch offered praise for Rick Santorum on Sunday, just two days before the Iowa caucuses.

"Good to see Santorum surging in Iowa. Regardless of policies, all debates showed principles, consistency and humility like no other," Murdoch wrote.
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Rick Santorum • Rupert Murdoch • Twitter
Buffett challenges Murdoch on tax returns
October 4th, 2011
03:19 PM ET
3 years ago

Buffett challenges Murdoch on tax returns

New York (CNNMoney) – Warren Buffett has a message for Rupert Murdoch and the Wall Street Journal: Sure, I'll release my tax returns, if you do too.

Last week, the Wall Street Journal published an editorial that asked Buffett to disclose his tax returns. The piece, "Mr. Buffett's Tax Secrets," took issue with Buffet's plan to hike taxes on some of the super-rich.

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Filed under: Rupert Murdoch • Taxes • Warren Buffett
Congressman calls for Hill investigation of Murdoch hacking charges
July 14th, 2011
10:49 AM ET
3 years ago

Congressman calls for Hill investigation of Murdoch hacking charges

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Pressure mounted for a federal investigation into Rupert Murdoch's media empire Thursday as a key member of a House oversight committee called for Congress to look into allegations that one of Murdoch's U.S.-based companies possibly broke anti-bribery and other laws.

Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, told CNN that "Congress has important oversight responsibilities" in responding to the charges and "getting to the bottom of this evolving scandal."

Rupert's News Corp. - the parent company of Fox News - may have engaged in "political espionage or personal espionage," Braley said.

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Filed under: Congress • Jay Rockefeller • Rupert Murdoch