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The Pledge to America is a list of proposed legislative items that the Republican Party promises to pursue if Republicans gain a majority of the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives in the November 2010 election. The Pledge to America was written by California Representative Kevin McCarthy at the behest of House Republican leaders. The Pledge to America was publicly released on September 23, 2010, at a hardware store in Sterling, Virginia. The term "Pledge to America" is intended to parallel the Republican Party's Contract with America from 1994.

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 If they did everything the pledge calls for, it will add a trillion dollars to the debt and that would require them under their program to eliminate every program in the government from the FBI to highways and a whole bunch of other things to meet the goals they state, 
— Joe Biden said of the GOP's 'Pledge to America' / September 27, 2010
 What I'm seeing out of the Republican leadership over the last several years has been a set of policies that are just irresponsible. And we saw in their 'Pledge to America' a similar set of irresponsible policies, 
— Barack Obama calling the GOP's 'Pledge to America' irresponsible policies / September 27, 2010
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