Hillary Clinton Releases Plan to Help Children in Deep Poverty
For anyone interested in actual policy rather than personal attacks and casual misogyny, take a look at Kevin Drum’s post. From the post:
While Donald Trump is doing his best to immolate the Republican Party, Hillary Clinton is…making proposals to assist people in need. Boring! This is, however, the kind of thing we typically expect from presidential candidates, and Clinton’s new proposal is on a subject that’s been close to her heart for her entire career: helping children.
In particular, she’s proposing a two-part change in the child tax credit. First, instead of kicking in at $3,000, it would kick in at $0. This would help people in the deepest poverty. Second, for families with children under four, it would max out at $2,000 instead of $1,000. The chart below shows what families would get compared to the current CTC (in blue):