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"Pledge to America" Unveiled by Republicans (Full Text)


For a breakdown of the document, check out "Pledge to America: The New Republican Agenda," by CBS News Senior Political Producer Jill Jackson. Below are some highlights, and the full document is at the bottom.


- Stop job-killing tax hikes

- Allow small businesses to take a tax deduction equal to 20 percent of their income

- Require congressional approval for any new federal regulation that would add to the deficit

- Repeal small business mandates in the new health care law.

Cutting Spending:

- Repeal and Replace health care

- Roll back non-discretionary spending to 2008 levels before TARP and stimulus (will save $100 billion in first year alone)

- Establish strict budget caps to limit federal spending going forward

- Cancel all future TARP payments and reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Reforming Congress:

- Will require that every bill have a citation of constitutional authority

- Give members at least 3 days to read bills before a vote


- Provide resources to troops

- Fund missile defense

- Enforce sanctions in Iran


5 Comments in Response to

Comment by David Forty
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 They keep making pledges and keep breaking them. No matter which party is in control we continue to march toward the New World Order.

Really is there anyone that still believes this bullshit?

Comment by Powell Gammill
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Originally titled,"Plunder of America."

Comment by Ned The Head
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"We'll play tea party with you as long as we get to dress up with missiles between our legs".

Comment by Wayne Root
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just words.....this just another scam 

Comment by Wayne Root
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 Actions speak louder than words.

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