Agenda Item: Government Reform

CONSERVATIVES

There will be lots of agitation for an early vote on term limits and line-item veto authority for the President. The GOP will be pushing a "Big Swap" plan that shifts responsibility for many government programs to the states. Newt Gingrich also will urge deep cuts in congressional staff, internal reforms that make it easier for controversial measures to reach the floor, and a requirement that Congress abide by the same statutes it imposes on business.

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