Mitt Romney releases tax docs, paid $1.9M last year

Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign fundraising event

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Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign fundraising event in Atlanta. (Sept. 19, 2012) (Credit: AP)

Mitt Romney, one of the wealthiest candidates ever to seek the presidency, paid nearly $2 million in federal taxes on $13.7 million in income that he and his wife reported last year, his U.S. returns showed Friday. That came to an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent, lower than millions of middle-income Americans but actually more than he had to pay.

Most of Romney's income was from investment...

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