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Hillary Clinton's recent tax proposal could lift some Angelenos out of poverty




Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaigns at East Los Angeles College in Los Angeles, Thursday, May 5, 2016.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaigns at East Los Angeles College in Los Angeles, Thursday, May 5, 2016.
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Taxes have played a major part in the presidential race, though most of the attention has been focused on the returns of Republican nominee Donald Trump.

It's a much sexier topic than actual tax proposals for Americans.

When it comes down to it, however, what Donald Trump did or didn't pay won't affect American pocketbooks too much come 2017. But a new tax proposal put forward by Hillary Clinton Tuesday just might.

Clinton's recently proposed tax plan shines new light on the child tax credit, and it could impact American families living in extreme poverty. Los Angeles leads the nation in poverty, with more people living below federal thresholds than any big city in the nation. 

For more on how the Clinton plan could impact the city, Take Two spoke with two guests:

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