President and Michelle Obama earned $5.5 million in 2009, the highest total ever reported by a presidential couple. But some of the richest presidents never released their tax returns.
President Obama and the first lady, Michelle Obama, participated in a March ceremony at the White House honoring women from around the world. On Thursday, the Obamas released their tax returns, showing earnings of $5.5 million, mostly from book royalties, the highest total ever reported by a presidential couple.
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