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Mo. Rep. Akin failed to report state pension

Associated Press Modified: October 4, 2012 at 11:19 am •  Published: October 4, 2012

This marks the second time that Akin has amended a decade's worth of personal financial disclosure reports while running for the Senate.

In July 2011, Akin amended his reports from 2001 through 2010 to show his stake in properties owned by family partnerships in the St. Louis and Cape Cod, Mass., areas. A spokesman said at the time that Akin did not originally think the items needed disclosure because he has no controlling interest and received no money from the properties, but he later listed them based on an advisory opinion he sought from the House Ethics Committee.

Akin included those properties on the annual report he filed this May, valuing his share of the Massachusetts property between $250,001 and $500,000 and his share of the two St. Louis area properties between $15,001 and $50,000 each. The financial reporting forms categorize assets by dollar-value ranges, instead of requiring a precise figure.