Iowa Caucus 2012: The Candidates’ Positions on the 4 Main Issues

Michele Bachmann

Job Creation: Michele Bachmann believes that cutting government spending and taxes, and reforming the Internal Revenue code is the key to job creation because it will give businesses the confidence they need to start hiring.

Housing: Bachmann voted against the Home Affordable Mortgage Program created to help struggling homeowners refinance their mortgages at more affordable rates, but says she would help struggling moms fight foreclosure.

Tax Reform: Bachmann says that “there’s no such thing as a free lunch” and supports a flat income tax rate for all Americans, regardless of their income.

Government Spending: Bachmann voted against increasing the nation’s debt ceiling and has positioned herself as a fierce proponent of deep cuts in government spending.

Job Creation: Michele Bachmann believes that cutting government spending and taxes, and reforming the Internal…

Michele Bachmann