Blair Says Murdoch Put Political Pressure On Him

Ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair, testifying for an investigation into media bribery of police, said that media mogul Rupert Murdoch lobbied him directly when he was in power. “Pressure from him was more political than commercial” Blair said. Blair claims he is not “too cozy” with Murdoch, even though he is the godfather of one of Murdoch’s children.

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Obama Touts Veteran Policies Looking For Votes

Mitt Romney is out-polling President Barack Obama among veterans 58% to 34%. In 2008 Obama lost the veteran vote to Senator John McCain 55% to 45%.