Bauer Says Voters Put their Hope in the Change the GOP can Deliver

Nov 04, 2014, 23:59 ET from Campaign for Working Families

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating wins in the U.S. Senate, U.S. House and across the country, former presidential candidate Gary Bauer noted, "Voters clearly put their hope in the change the GOP can deliver, hoping for a strong defense of our nation and a strong advocacy for commonsense conservatism."

The Chairman of the Campaign for Working Families made the following statement: "Six years ago Barack Obama took office promising hope and change.  Tonight's results reveal that the American people have lost hope in Obama and rejected his radical, left wing agenda.  By cementing the Republican House majority and entrusting the Senate to Republican leadership, the American people are demanding conservative change in Washington.

"While we celebrate tonight's victory, I want to issue this note of caution: If Republican leaders opt to avoid confronting Obama's failed agenda or try to steer clear of controversy, they will undermine efforts to retake the White House in 2016. Conservatives expect -- insist -- that a Republican House and a Republican Senate will do more in the next two years to stop Obama's agenda than was done in the past six years.

"As Bill Clinton reminded us after the historic 1994 elections, 'The president is still relevant.'  At the same time, the executive and legislative branches of government are co-equal. 

"President Obama cannot be permitted to govern the country with his phone and his pen.  The American people voted to restore balance in Washington, to check Obama's power.  Respect for the rule of law, the Constitution and the consent of the governed must be restored." 

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Gary L. Bauer served in the Reagan Administration, as under secretary of education and as President Reagan's chief domestic policy advisor.  He ran in the 2000 Republican presidential primaries.  The Guardian called Bauer "one of the leading campaigners in the U.S. on pro-life and pro-traditional family issues." 

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SOURCE Campaign for Working Families