Words: Kucinich advocates repealing the Bush administration’s tax cuts and using the revenue to fund higher education. He believes we should keep the child tax credit and extend it to more families.
Actions: Kucinich voted AGAINST $46 billion in tax cuts for small business (2000), AGAINST eliminating the “marriage penalty” (2000), AGAINST eliminating the estate tax (2000). AGAINST a tax cut package of $958 billion over ten years (2001), AGAINST a $99 billion tax cut and lower capital gains tax rate (2001), AGAINST making the Bush tax cuts permanent (2002), AGAINST permanently eliminating the “marriage penalty” (2004), AGAINST making an increase in the child tax credit permanent (2004), FOR providing tax relief and simplification (2004), and AGAINST retaining reduced taxes on capital gains and dividends (2005). The NTU has given him a rating of 29%.