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- U.S. Republican Party : One of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; center-right; the elephant is its symbol.
- U.S. House of Representatives : The lower house of the United States Congress.
- Speaker of the House : The presiding officer in the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.K House of Commons, or any of many other legislative bodies.
- American conservatism : A diverse mix of political ideologies that share support for market economics, some view of American exceptionalism and, generally, decentralization of government; differing views of individual liberties versus enforcement of morality; in opposition to liberalism, socialism and communism; factions include libertarianism, social conservatism, nativism (politics) and neoconservatism
- Restructuring of the U.S. political right : A broad category of efforts to regain U.S. political dominance by various combinations of social, fiscal, and national security ideologies, generally seen as of the Right and possibly U.S. Republican Party, as opposed to the center-left position of the Barack Obama administration and the Democratic-controlled Congress
- Conservative Opportunity Society : American conservative group in the U.S. House of Representatives, formed in 1983 by Newt Gingrich, Vin Weber and Bob Walker, which produced the 1994 Contract with America
- 1994 United States Congressional election : Add brief definition or description
- Contract with America : Document produced by the Republican Party in 1994 listing their commitments should they win the Congressional elections.
- Political opinion broadcasting : Electronic publishing of political material, presented with a strong and not necessarily identified component of opinion or even sensationalism
- American Foreign Policy Council : A non-profit organization intended to inform world leaders, of or interacting with the United States, of democracy promotion and market economy development; original focus was on the former Soviet Union
- Project for National Security Reform : An expert panel, under the auspices of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, intended to elicit ideas about revising the structure of the U.S. national security decisionmaking process
- Vin Weber : CEO and Managing Partner of Clark & Weinstock, a strategy and lobbying firm; senior fellow, Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota; chair, National Endowment for Democracy; board, Council on Foreign Relations and Aspen Institute; former Republican Member of Congress and cofounder of the Conservative Opportunity Society with Newt Gingrich
- Bob Walker : U.S. Representative (R-Pennsylvania) between 1976 and 1997; cofounder of the Conservative Opportunity Society
- Mickey Edwards : Director, Constitution Project and faculty at George Washington University; wrote Reclaiming Conservatism and focuses on restructuring of the U.S. political right; previously faculty at Harvard University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University; U.S. House of Representatives (R-Oklahoma), 1977-1993; Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee, 1989-1993; Former National Chairman, American Conservative Union; Founder, Heritage Foundation
- Ross Douthat : (1979-) U.S. political author, concerned with restructuring of the U.S. political right; former senior editor of The Atlantic, film critic for National Review, and weekly columnist for the New York Times.