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September 21st, 2012
08:32 PM ET

Va. Senate race: Kaine open to Romney's plan of minimum tax rate for all Americans

CNN's Erin Burnett talks to Democratic Senate Candidate from Virginia, Tim Kaine about statements he made during a debate that he would be open to a key element in Mitt Romney's economic plan - a minimum tax rate for all Americans.

OutFront tonight: Tim Kaine, Democratic Senate candidate from Virginia. Also former governor of Virginia and Former Democratic National Committee chair.

Va. Senate debate: Kaine open to minimum tax, Allen sidesteps Romney

Tim Kaine, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Virginia, said Thursday during a debate that he could support a minimum tax for all Americans, no matter their income level or job status.

Kaine, who is the former governor of Virginia and chairman of the Democratic National Committee, was answering a question related to recently revealed comments from GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who was captured on secretly recorded tapes saying the 47% of Americans on government programs consider themselves "victims."

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