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Gingrich Issues New ‘Contract With America’; Includes Health Insurance Proposal

Des Moines Register: Register Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Releases '21st Century Contract With America'
Republican Newt Gingrich, who has positioned himself as the idea guy in this presidential campaign, will today call for Americans to have new choices in how they buy health insurance, pay their income taxes and save for retirement. In his '21st Century Contract with America' that he shared with The Des Moines Register and will officially release Thursday in Iowa, Gingrich says people should to be able to choose either a tax credit or the ability to deduct the value of their health insurance up to a certain amount (Jacobs, 9/28).

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