GOP unveils 'Pledge to America'

Thursday - 9/23/2010, 3:50pm EDT

With five weeks until the midterm elections, House Republicans are offering a sweeping agenda that proposes reining in the size of the federal government, The Washington Post reports.

The 21-page document calls for freezing government spending and replacing the president's heath care legislation with a scaled-back version.

Democrats are calling the Republican plan "warmed-over stew," Politico reports. Many of the proposed reforms are already part of legislation introduced in the House, Democrats said.

Read a draft of the agenda on the PBS Newshour website.

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