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Senator’s wealth was long in coming and not always carried comfortably

Almost all of Senator John F. Kerry’s wealth — his reported joint assets this year of at least $231 million — comes from his wife, Theresa Heinz Kerry, heiress to the Heinz ketchup fortune. Almost all of Senator John F. Kerry’s wealth — his reported joint assets this year of at least $231 million — comes from his wife, Theresa Heinz Kerry, heiress to the Heinz ketchup fortune. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff/File 1998)
By Brian C. Mooney and Matt Viser
Globe Staff / July 30, 2010

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Senator John F. Kerry reported 16 years ago that he was living on his Senate salary and a trust fund worth no more than $100,000. He sometimes lodged at a friend’s home and had to watch his spending carefully. (Full article: 1123 words)

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