Members of Congress Investing Big in Media Companies

Kerry has largest investments, including some in Fox parent


Rep. Anthony Weiner’s investment in the New York Times hasn’t stopped the paper from reporting the ongoing drama of the congressman’s sex scandal and breaking the news of his wife’s pregnancy.

On Wednesday, the Center for Responsive Politics released a report detailing the value of stock that members of Congress or their spouses hold in media companies. Though Weiner’s stake in the Times is relatively small—worth between $1,001 to $15,000—other politicians have large investments in media conglomerates.

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