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Party Pleaser

Dole's economic package bears the stamps of his many advisers and gives a break to every faction of the Republican Party

GROWTH ECONOMISTS: GARY BECKER & JOHN TAYLOR

-- 15% across-the-board income-tax cut for all Americans

-- Job-training vouchers

-- Savings incentives

SUPPLY SIDERS: STEVE FORBES, JACK KEMP & JUDY SHELTON

-- Rollback of 1993 tax hike on Social Security benefits

-- 50% cut in capital-gains tax rate, to 14%

DEFICIT HAWKS: SEN. PETE DOMENICI

-- Pledge to call for balanced-budget amendment

-- Promise to balance the budget by 2002

-- Three-year phase-in of tax cuts

CORPORATE CHIEFTAINS: DONALD RUMSFELD

-- Regulatory reform to subject new regulations to a cost/benefit analysis

-- Legal reforms to rein in product-liability lawsuits

SOCIAL CONSERVATIVES: RALPH REED & BILL BENNETT

-- $500-per-child tax credit

-- Education vouchers for private- or public-school tuition


Updated June 14, 1997 by bwwebmaster
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