On the Trail: Jan. 17

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  • 011712 politics on the trail jon huntsman
  • 011712 politics on the trail rick perry
  • 011712 politics on the trail ron paul
  • 011712 politics on the trail mitt romney
  • 011712 politics on the trail rick santorum
  • 011712 politics on the trail newt gingrich

Mitt Romney

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has for months resisted releasing his income tax returns, and now we know why. On Tuesday he acknowledged that he “probably” pays 15 percent in federal income taxes, which his rivals surely will use to cast him as being out of touch with middle-income Americans, who on average pay a much higher rate.

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