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Two of the Republican party's rising stars laying out their vision for the party's future.
At a dinner honoring the late congressman.
Jack -- congressman Paul Ryan -- urging his fellow Republicans.
Against writing off large groups of Americans.
Senator Marco Rubio explain why the battle to stop tax increases is so vital to the country.
This isn't about a pledge.
It isn't about protecting millionaires and billionaires.
For me it's about the fact that tax increases he wants.
-- -- to make even a small dent in the debt.
But it would hurt middle class businesses and the people who work for them.
Over half of the private sector workers in America.
Work for the kind of companies the president's plan may raise taxes on hard more on -- and Peter -- live in Washington Peter good morning after last -- remarks should we expect.
Anything different from Republicans ahead -- the next election.
Bill congressman Ryan and senator rubio stuck with the general Republican themes of limited government and personal responsibility but they were obviously trying to appeal.
-- -- much wider audience most of congressman Ryan's speech focused.
On ending poverty and building a stronger safety net he said nothing is done -- -- people everywhere out of poverty than free enterprise and Ryan also made.
Perfectly clear he is proud of the campaign he and Mitt Romney ran but he also very subtly and -- directly distanced himself.
From the comments mr.
Romney made about the 47%.
Of Americans he perceived to be reliably democratic because they depend on government.
Ten to divide Americans into our voters and they -- voters.
Let's be really clear Republicans must steer far clear of that trap.
We need to speak to the aspirations.
We must speak to the aspirations and the anxieties of every American.
I believe we can turn on the engines of upper mobility.
So that no one is left out -- the promise of America.
And senator rubio said last night he thinks the promise of tomorrow it's with -- sets and landscaper and late night janitors spill had this senator rubio say anything specifically to court those voters.
He did senator rubio said he does not think lower income Americans are looking for hand -- he thinks they're looking for jobs so they can provide for their -- points.
Government has a role to play.
And we must make sure that it does its part.
But it's a supporting role.
To help create the conditions that enable prosperity in our private economy that's a crucial role but necessarily limited one.
It can't substitute for what it's meant to enable a thriving -- and a -- economy.
And bill senator rubio says the federal government could do much better -- -- Americans with skills for 21 century middle class jobs -- planning to debate on this thank you Peter -- watching that in Washington.
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