USA Today (Magazine). March, 1995, Vol. 123 Issue 2598, p15, 1 p.
United States. House of Representatives -- Political activity, Legislators -- Social policy, and Populism -- Influence
The populists who elected Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan were disappointed in the failure of their presidencies to halt the moral decline of the US. The Republicans elected to Congress in 1994 are betting that reducing government will improve US social conditions.
USA Today (Magazine). Jan, 1995, Vol. 123 Issue 2596, p17, 1 p.
United States. House of Representatives -- Political activity, Legislators -- Evaluation, and Government spending policy -- Political aspects
The Republicans elected to the 104th Congress campaigned on a national platform rather than on promises to meet the narrow needs of their constituents. They are not career politicians, and they may have the political will to make decisive spending cuts.