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Palin won't have to reveal finances until after Biden debate

WASHINGTON — The Federal Election Commission on Thursday granted Sarah Palin a four-day extension of the deadline for revealing her personal finances, allowing her to wait until the day after her debate with Democrat Joe Biden to file the required forms.

The federal financial disclosure report was initially due Monday. Now Palin has until Oct. 3, the day after her debate in St. Louis with Biden, the Democratic vice presidential nominee.

Earlier this month, Biden released a decade of personal financial records that showed the veteran U.S. senator from Delaware earned less than many of his congressional colleagues. For example, Biden and his wife, Jill, earned $319,853 in 2007. On Thursday, Biden submitted an updated report to the Federal Election Commission.

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