There is a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution and a line item veto power for the president.
Both parties agreed in principle to a balanced budget by the year 2002 and a line item veto was passed into law.
The Taking Back Our Streets Act includes stronger sentencing procedures, exclusionary rule exemptions, more effective death penalty provisions, and cuts in social spending from the Democrats' crime bill.
Some provisions of the bill became law as riders to other laws.
The Welfare Reform Act of 1996 incorporated many of the original parts of the Contract and became known as the Personal Responsibility Act.
Antipornography laws, education vouchers, and tax incentives for adoption were never enacted into law.
This was part of the 1997 budget deal.
The National Security Responsibility Act was never enacted into law.
The Senior Citizens Fairness Act raises the Social Security earnings limit and repeals the 1993 social security tax hikes.
The limit on earnings was repealed.
The Job Creation and Welfare Enhancement Act lowers the capital gains tax and provides other business incentives.
The 1997 budget deal had a lower capital gains tax.
President Clinton vetoed it.
The Citizen Legislature Act limits the number of terms that a representative can serve.
The House never passed a constitutional amendment.
If the student answers "no," 1 point is awarded for a statement showing an understanding of how the Republicans conducted their campaign, and 2 points are awarded for a specific example of what tactics they used, such as the Contract with America.
1 point is awarded for a statement showing an understanding of how the Democrats conducted their campaigns stressing local issues if the student answers "yes".