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Romney Wealthiest Among Presidential Hopefuls

Friday, 12 Aug 2011 04:44 PM

 

WASHINGTON — New figures show Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's personal wealth — worth up to $250 million — survived the nation's economic crisis.

But tax documents also show that his pledge to sell off interests that conflict with his GOP stances did not extend to some investments in a family charity.

The new records make clear that Romney is by far wealthier than President Barack Obama or any of Romney's GOP opponents. Romney's immense fortune is estimated at $190 million to $250 million — within the same wide range as his 2007 presidential financial disclosure records.

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