Clinton: No Nomination, No Tax Returns

Obama campaign blasts Hillary as not 'fully vetted'
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Feb 9, 2008 9:01 AM CST
Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., acknowledges a member of the crowd before speaking at a town hall meeting at the West Central Community Center in Spokane, Wash.,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Hillary Clinton’s campaign said yesterday that it will not release the Democratic candidate’s tax returns unless she wins the party’s nod, the Swamp reports. Obama’s campaign attacked Clinton for the move. "Why should Democratic voters have to wait until after the primary campaign is over to find out important information about Senator Clinton's finances that Senator Obama has already disclosed?" asked a spokesman.

Waiting until then "doesn't seem like the best way to prove that there are no surprises for the Republicans to find," added the spokesman. Clinton’s campaign quickly returned the volley. "If Senator Obama is truly interested in transparency instead of just making false political attacks, he should reveal the full details of his relationship with indicted political fixer Tony Rezko," said a staffer.