Young Guns: A New Generation of Conservative Leaders

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 14, 2010 - Political Science - 224 pages
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America urgently needs a new direction. But who will provide it?

 

The time has come to move the country forward with a clear agenda based on common sense for the common good.

 

THERE IS A BETTER WAY.

 

Make no mistake: Congressmen Eric Cantor, Paul Ryan, and Kevin McCarthy are proud Republicans. But they believe the party had lost sight of the ideals it believes in, like economic freedom, limited government, the sanctity of life, and putting families first. This isn’t your grandfather’s Republican party. These Young Guns of the House GOP—Cantor (the leader), Ryan (the thinker), and McCarthy (the strategist)—are ready to take their belief in the principles that have made America great and translate it into solutions that will make the future even better, solutions that will create private sector jobs, maximize individual freedom, and establish a better world for our children. This groundbreaking book is a call to action that sets forth a plan for growth, opportunity, and commitment that will propel this country to prosperity once again. Together, the Young Guns are changing the face of the Republican party and giving us a new road map back to the American dream.
 

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Contents

eriC CAntor
3
A Party on the Bridge to Nowhere
19
A Year ofLiving Dangerously
39
A Better Way
67
Health Care Reform and the
87
The Tipping Point
109
KEVIN MCCARTHY
139
Young Guns
155
A Commitment to America
177
APPENDIX A
193
INDEX
199
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CONGRESSMAN ERIC CANTOR (Virginia) is the Republican Whip who holds a seat on the House Ways and Means Committee and serves as chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare. He chairs the House Economic Recovery Working Group, which developed the Republican alternative to the president’s stimulus package and crafted a range of solutions to get families and small-business people back to work. 

CONGRESSMAN PAUL RYAN (Wisconsin) is a sixth-term congressman, the ranking member of the House Budget Committee, and a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee.

CONGRESSMAN KEVIN MCCARTHY (California), a two-term congressman and House Chief Deputy Republican Whip, was named one of the GOP’s “most persuasive, compelling members” by Newsweek. He is charged with recruiting fresh-thinking Republican candidates for upcoming elections and leads the Republican legislative effort to put forth a new governing agenda.

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