News Orgs Parse Obama’s Tax Returns

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NY Times: Obama and wife “sharply increased their charitable donations” once he began to run for president, book sales increased.

LA Times: Returns show “family income soared eightfold after he signed lucrative book contracts in 2004, following his election to the Senate.”

USA Today: His book and her promotion at a Chicago hospital allowed income to jump nearly $1.7 million in ’05.

Politico: “Obamas prospered as he soared.”

Plus: WSJ focuses on the numbers here.

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