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Carol Moseley Braun under fire over releasing tax returns

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Carol Moseley Braun under fire over releasing tax returns

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The campaign for Chicago mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun is now reportedly saying she will make her income tax returns public. The former U.S. Senator got testy with reporters Monday who asked her why should had refused to release the statements.

“Not until after the election,” she told reporters at a news conference.

When asked why, Braun said, “Because I don’t want to.”

Braun is the only major candidate who hasn’t made tax returns public. Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, and Miguel Del Valle have already made their returns public. It’s not required of candidates. But they have to provide a statement of economic interest in order to get on the ballot.

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