Budget stalemate has many on Capitol Hill crunching numbers. With any new budget, taxes may be the real third rail of politics. Can the U.S. solve its fiscal woes without more revenue?
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.
Both McCain and Obama cite the need for selflessness and service.