I had expected Clinton to delay releasing her tax returns until after the primaries were over, and even then to perhaps enter into a quiet understanding with McCain that they would agree not to make disclosure an issue. But she finally came through:
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton reported more than $109 million in gross income since 2000, the Clinton presidential campaign announced this afternoon.It's not bad work, if you can get it....
Of that amount, the Clintons have more than $57 million in after-tax earnings and paid more than $33 million in federal taxes, the campaign said. It released tax returns from 2000 to 2006 and highlights for 2007.
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Both Clintons have done well as authors. During the years, former President Clinton earned more than $29 million for his books and Sen. Hillary Clinton earned more than $10 million.
Bill Clinton earned more than $51 million from speeches, the campaign said.