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Obama urges Romney to release past tax returns

poidog Wrote: Apr 15, 2012 12:17 PM
Sure, Romney should promise to release his tax less time than it took for Obama to release his birth certificate...or, for that matter, his college transcripts.

President Barack Obama has called on Republican Mitt Romney to release his past tax returns, saying that candidates for office need to be "as transparent as possible."

Obama told Univision in an interview conducted at the Summit of the Americas in Colombia that candidates need to disclose their tax records as a way of letting the public know their financial background. It was the first time Obama had made the request personally, His campaign has pressured Romney to release a trove of tax documents going back to the 1990s.

"I think that it's important for any candidate in public...

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