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Rep. Katie Porter on how the child tax credit penalizes children of single-parent families

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Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA), a single mother of young children, talks to Lawrence O’Donnell about the need to fix the tax code to “lift up all American children” by making it easier for single parents and their children to get the same tax credit married families enjoy. Rep. Porter tells Lawrence, “Trust me, there is no discount for single parents. I’ve been looking.”