House Republicans Unveil Election Manifesto

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Republicans in the House of Representatives promised to end "job-killing tax hikes" and repeal the health reform law as part of their campaign manifesto for the November election.

In their "Pledge to America," House Republicans also say they will ban federal funding for abortion, cancel any unspent stimulus funding, and try suspected terrorists in military courts, The New York Daily News said.

"This agenda came from the American people, it came by listening to the American people. It's their agenda," House Republican Leader John Boehner of Ohio said.

Democrats responded immediately.

"Congressional Republicans are pledging to ... blow a $700 billion hole in the deficit to give tax cuts to millionaires and billionaires," said Nadeam Elshami, a spokesman for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).


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