Candidates bash President Obama and pledge to be true to key tea party positions at a forum seen as a warm-up for this week's debate at the Reagan Presidential Library.
In a Labor Day warm-up for this week's presidential debate, a partial cast of Republican contenders argued Monday for turning back the clock on legislation passed at the federal level, starting with President Obama's healthcare law and going back nearly a century.
Repeal of the federal income tax, stripping the Supreme Court of jurisdiction over abortion and sharply cutting the powers of the Federal Reserve Bank were among the positions that found favor at a "tea party"-themed forum in the first southern primary state.
Mitt Romney accused the Obama administration of departing more radically from the principles of the Constitution than any in history, and he singled out "Obamacare" — the law modeled in part on Romney's Massachusetts state healthcare plan — as an example of a "massive intrusion" into the lives of ordinary Americans.
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