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Romney Releases 2011 Tax Returns

The day has finally come! Mitt Romney’s campaign released the candidate's 2011 tax returns Friday. In advance of the release, the campaign leaked that Romney paid $1.9 million in taxes in 2011 on $13.7 million in mostly investment income, with an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent. Additionally, the Romneys donated $4 million to charity in 2011, and claimed a deduction for $2.25 million of those charitable contributions. The campaign will also release a summary of 20 years of tax returns. The campaign also released a letter from Romney's doctor, stating he's healthy and eats a "high-fiber diet."

September 21, 2012 3:31 PM