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Rubio says he will release his tax returns

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio, whose personal finances and political spending has come under scrutiny in recent weeks, said he will release his tax returns before the August primary.

"Yeah we will,'' he said, after addressing about 120 supporters in West Miami. "We're still going to complete 2009 and then at some point we'll do that, some time in early May."

Asked if he will amend his returns to reflect the $3,000 in additional income he received as a state lawmaker from double-billing the Republican party and state taxpayers for eight plane fares from South Florida to Tallahassee, he said, "Our accountants are handling that.''

Have you paid the party back?

"We finally got the receipts and figured out what the total amount is and we're sending that as well," he said.