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Pols on the Payroll

An incomplete list of political figures who have received News Corp. checks at some point in their careers.

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Evan Bayh, former U.S. senator, Fox News contributor

John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Fox News contributor

Susan Brophy, former deputy assistant to Bill Clinton, News Corp. lobbyist

George W. Bush, former U.S. president, HarperCollins author

Al D’Amato, former U.S. senator, News Corp. lobbyist, Fox News contributor

Lanny Davis, former special counsel to Bill Clinton, Fox News contributor

Viet Dinh, former assistant attorney general, News Corp. board member

Steve Forbes, former Republican candidate in the U.S. presidential primaries, Fox News contributor

Harold Ford Jr., former U.S. congressman, Fox News contributor

Martin Frost, former U.S. congressman, Fox News contributor

Ed Gillespie, former counselor to George W. Bush, News Corp. lobbyist

Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, Fox News contributor, HarperCollins author

Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York City, News Corp. lobbyist

Chuck Hagel, former U.S. senator, HarperCollins author

Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor, Fox News host

Kay Bailey Hutchison, U.S. senator, HarperCollins author

Joel Johnson, former senior adviser to Bill Clinton, News Corp. lobbyist

John Kasich, governor of Ohio, Fox News host

Melinda Katz, former candidate for New York City comptroller, News Corp. lobbyist

Joel Klein, former chancellor of New York City public schools, News Corp. executive

Trent Lott, former U.S. senator, HarperCollins author

Zell Miller former U.S. senator, Fox News contributor

Dee Dee Myers, former White House press secretary, HarperCollins author

Jack Quinn, former chief of staff for Al Gore, News Corp. lobbyist

Sarah Palin, former Alaska governor, Fox News contributor

Dana Perino, former White House press secretary, HarperCollins author

Gregg Rothschild, former congressional senior aide, News Corp. lobbyist

Karl Rove, former senior adviser to George W. Bush, Fox News contributor

Rick Santorum, former U.S. senator, Fox News contributor

Laura Schwartz, former special assistant to Bill Clinton, Fox News contributor

Arlen Specter, former U.S. senator, HarperCollins author

Michael Steele, former chairman of the Republican National Committee, Fox News contributor

George Tenet, former director of the CIA, HarperCollins author

Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court justice, HarperCollins author

Edward C. Wallace, former City Council member-at-large, News Corp. lobbyist

Howard Wolfson, counselor to Michael Bloomberg, News Corp. lobbyist, Fox News contributor


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