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Gop Pledge

Republican 'Pledge' Would Slash Spending For Education, Cancer Research, Police And Firefighters

Bloomberg | Patrick O’Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. House Republicans' pledge to cut $100 billion from the federal budget next year would slash spending for education, cancer research and aid to lo...

Republicans’ Deficit-Cut Pledge Lacks Specifics

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


The Thoughtless Job Freeze in the GOP's 'Pledge To America'

Max Stier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Stier

Reasonable though it may sound -- why shouldn't government tighten its belt like the rest of us? -- the GOP plan would handcuff our government's ability to effectively fulfill important functions.

Can The 'Pledge To America' Energize Republican Voters?

Politics Daily | Walter Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even the "Contract with America" had limited vote-getting potency. Despite the way that shaky historical memory has created after-the-fact causation b...

The GOP 'Pledge': What's Not In It

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You can read it yourself. Or peruse the reviews: liberal Ezra Klein dissects its internal contradictions; tea partier Erick Erickson decries the "Pled...

I Pledge Allegiance to The Rich

Karen Dolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dolan

GOP Pledge To America? I Pledge Allegiance to the Rich And the United States of Wall Street And to the Plutocracy for which it stands One Nation, un...

GOP 'Pledge' Makes Closing Argument To Voters Ahead Of Midterm Election

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

STERLING, Va. — Pushing toward big gains on Nov. 2, House Republicans promised to end a slew of Democratic policies and restore Americans' trust...