Former Republican Congressman and House Majority Leader Dick Armey discusses the Contract with America.
The language of that "contract" - authored by Newt Gingrich - became the basis for the Republican Party's surge into the majority in 1994.
Armey's talk traces how Republican leadership lost sight of those promises- Hillsdale College
Dick Armey is a former U.S. Representative from Texas's 26th congressional district (1985-2003) and House Majority Leader (1995-2003).
He was one of the architects of the "Republican Revolution" of the 1990s, in which Republicans were elected to majorities of both houses of Congress for the first time in four decades, and the chief author of the Republican Contract with America.
He is now the chairman of FreedomWorks, an organization that fights for less government, lower taxes, and more freedom.