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Mike Rounds on Government Reform

Republican SD Governor

 


America is not broken, but Washington is

Q: What is your mandate that you believe the voters gave you when you come into Congress next year?

MIKE ROUNDS: Washington's dysfunctional. It's got to be fixed. America is not broken, but Washington is. And part of it says is that South Dakota common sense can help. It means you work side by side with other people to get the job done. I think the Republican majority now has an opportunity to show that we can actually govern, we can put together an agenda, and we can execute on it. That means getting results. It means you go back in and you take up on ObamaCare. You pass the Keystone X

Source: Meet the Press 2014 interviews of 2016 presidential hopefuls , Nov 9, 2014

Limit campaign contributions but not campaign spending

Q: Do you support limiting individual contributions to state candidates?

A: Yes

Q: For PAC contributions?

A: Yes.

Q: For Corporate contributions?

A: Yes.

Q: For Political Parties?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support requiring full disclosure of campaign finance information?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support imposing spending limits on state level political campaigns?

A: No.

Q: Do you support partial funding from state taxes for state level political campaigns?

A: No.

Source: 1998 SD State Legislative National Political Awareness Test , Nov 1, 1998

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