Mitt Romney 2011 Tax Returns: Released!

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Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann Romney, released their 2011 tax returns today. Spoiler alerts: They're still really rich, and Democrats will call for him to release more!

They paid $1.94 million in federal income taxes on income of $13.7 million, most of it from investments, for an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent, his campaign said.

That's slightly above the 13.9 percent rate the couple paid for 2010.

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The Republican presidential candidate's taxes have emerged as an ongoing issue in the 2012 election, as he has declined to release any returns filed before 2010.

Romney's fortune and association with Bain Capital, the private equity firm he co-founded, have been lightning rods in his bid to unseat President Barack Obama.

Critics, including Obama, have urged Romney to release more than just the two years of returns; for whatever reason, he has indicated he does not plan to do so.

It's been kind of a tough week for Mitt, with his 47 percent comment going viral, and even a surprising story about his eldest son Tagg Romney emerging today.

What do you think? Should he release more tax returns?

 

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@14% He did pay his fair, LEGAL share. Also gave twice the amount to charity Obama did. So what? Your politics of envy nauseates me!

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Why should he release more tax returns? It's REALLY PATHETIC how people keep jumping all over this when this has NOTHING to do with how we can make this country better. People need to focus on WAY MORE important things, like the crappy economy! Democrats continue to keep bringing this up so no one focuses on the fact that Obama has done a TERRIBLE job with job growth, among 100 other things.

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When is Obongo going to release his college transcripts and a REAL birth certificate and not a manufactured,misaligned photo copy on a piece of cheap paper,,,this IDIOT WAS NOT born in Hawaii,he was born in KENYA! When is Obongo going to release the Fast and Furious documents...oh wit he won't because they show he and Holder's guilt.

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This asswipe is still talking taxes? Freaking middle east is exploding- OBAMAS hanging out with rappers and this idiot is talking taxes! You stupid fool!

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Notice how no one here is jumping up and saying Romney paid his fair share. 14% huh that's about how much a 38g a yr self contractor pays. Yea real fair.

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Romney also said the same damn thing. So what's ur point? The repubs are just trying to do damage control since Romney has already written off half of America.

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I saw Obama 2016 last night and I can't beleive how this guy got elected with his track record. Did anyone know he was taught by communist radical people? Did you know he cut back on NASA to use the money to educate MUSLUMS? How did this happen. I will vote him out in Nov.

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Obama says, just yesterday , that you can't change Washington from the inside only the outside. Then WTF is he doing on the inside? Let's get him outside.

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@Andrew- you are WRONG! Nothing is required- many give years back - BUT NOTHING IS REQUIRED! Get your facts straight!

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If he required 10 years of returns from his running mate, he should do the same.

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