The California Democrat wants to create a new $6,000 tax credit for families earning up to $100,000. The break would be “refundable,” which means people could claim it even if it exceeded their tax liabilities, by receiving a check from the government for the difference.

She wants to allow recipients to claim it throughout the year, up to $500 per month, rather than having to wait to get a lump sum after they file their taxes.

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Harris says it’s intended to help families cope with the cost of living, though it’s also surely designed to contrast with Republicans’ recent tax-code rewrite.

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