Republican Revolution 10 Years Later: Smaller Government or Business as Usual?


To mark the 10th anniversary, 18 experts?including two key leaders of the Republican revolution, Newt Gingrich and Dick Armey?reexamine the successes and failures of the Republican revolution.

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To mark the 10th anniversary, 18 experts—including two key leaders of the Republican revolution, Newt Gingrich and Dick Armey—reexamine the successes and failures of the Republican revolution.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781930865723
  • Publisher: Cato Institute
  • Publication date: 2/28/2005
  • Pages: 220
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The GOP revolution holds powerful lessons for changing Washington 1
2 Reflections on the Republican revolution 5
3 The Republican congress in historical context 17
4 Same as the old boss? : congressional reforms under the Republicans 23
5 Social policy, supply-side, and fundamental reform : Republican tax policy, 1994-2004 37
6 The federal budget 10 years later : the triumph of big government 59
7 A decade of Republican trade policy : a modest record of accomplishment 73
8 The long, winding road to Social Security reform 91
9 Welfare reform : the biggest accomplishment of the revolution 99
10 Health care : the revolution's mitigated disaster 141
11 Federal education policy in the GOP congress 157
12 The nonrevolution in telecommunications and technology policy 169
13 The revolution spins toward more regulation 195
14 The GOP's environmental record 205
15 A smooth transition : crime, federalism, and the GOP 213
16 The road not taken : the Republication national security strategy 223
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