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The Private Wealth Behind McCain's Public Life

Liquor fortune behind the McCains remains largely out of the public eye

(Newser) - John McCain is one of the wealthiest men in the Senate, but the McCain fortune is less open to scrutiny than that of most lawmakers, the New York Times reports, since the vast bulk of it remains solely in the name of wife Cindy. She has a controlling stake in... More »

Clinton, McCain Tax Returns Remain a Mystery

Experts wonder what's lurking in records

(Newser) - As Hillary Clinton and John McCain continue to sit on their tax returns—both candidates have promised to make them public next month—watchers wonder what’s hiding in their file cabinets. Clinton draws particular interest because she and Bill Clinton have seen their wealth balloon from $1.2 million... More »

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