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  Pence, Mike
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2014-06-01  
 
NameMike Pence
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Columbus, Indiana , United States
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Born June 07, 1959 (57 years)
ContributorWabash
Last ModifedRBH
Jul 15, 2016 03:22pm
Tags Irish - Conservative - Very Conservative - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Anti Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Anti Environment - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Civil Unions - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro Free Trade - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Life - Pro-Smaller Government - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Married - Christian -
InfoCongressman Mike Pence was born in Columbus, Indiana, graduated from Hanover College in 1981 and earned his Doctorate in Jurisprudence from Indiana University, School of Law in 1986.

Pence was first elected to Congress in November 2000 and was reelected to the Sixth Congressional District encompassing much of Eastern Indiana in 2002.

Pence serves in the House leadership as a Deputy Majority Whip and was named to chair a subcommittee during his freshman term � only the fifth freshman in the past 50 years to hold such a position.

Following the September 11 terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., Congressman Pence was appointed to the House Judiciary Committee. Pence sits on the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security and participated in drafting the Patriot Act and legislation creating the Department of Homeland Security.

Also following the attacks, Pence traveled to Berlin as the only Member of Congress to participate in an international conference on terrorism. Pence joined His Majesty Prince Hassan of Jordan and Nobel Laureate and Member of Parliament David Trimble of Great Britain in leading panel discussions at the conference. Given his involvement in foreign affairs, Pence was named to the House Committee on International Relations for the 108th Congress.

As the lone Hoosier in the majority on the House Agriculture Committee, Pence participated in drafting the 2002 Farm Bill, which included a historic increase in resources committed by the federal government to American agriculture and conservation.

Congressman Pence has become a national spokesman for mainstream conservative issues. He has appeared on CNN's Crossfire, where co-host and prominent Democratic strategist James Carville has called him "very influential in the House." He has also appeared on numerous programs on the Fox News Channel.

Following graduation from law school, Mike Pence first ran for Congress in 1988 and 1990. In 1991, Pence was named President of a conservative state think tank based in Fort Wayne known as the Indiana Policy Review Foundation.

In 1992, Pence started a career in radio broadcasting and, two years later, Network Indiana syndicated his show statewide. The Mike Pence Show aired weekdays on 18 radio stations. Pence also hosted a Sunday morning political television show in Indianapolis from 1995 to 1999.

Mike and his wife Karen have three children and reside in Columbus, Indiana. When Congress is in session, the Pence family lives in Arlington, Virginia. Congressman Pence describes himself as "a Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order."


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
05/29/2015-06/03/2015 Bellwether Research & Consulting (R) 46.00% ( 1.0) 46.00% ( 0.0) 8.00% ( 1.0)
04/12/2015-04/14/2015 Bellwether Research & Consulting (R) 45.00% ( 0.0) 46.00% ( 0.0) 9.00% ( 0.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
04/07/2015-04/09/2015 Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (D) 39.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 23.00% ( 0.0)
08/06/2012-08/09/2012 Market Research Insight 36.00% ( 0.0) 18.00% ( 0.0) 45.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 14, 2016 12:45pm Perspective So, Mike Pence has been a huge supporter of the thing Donald Trump says is terrible for America  Article RP 
Mar 31, 2015 10:40am Op-Ed by Candidate “Smoking Doesn’t Kill” And Other Great Old Op-Eds From Mike Pence  Article RP 
Jun 28, 2012 01:00pm Idiocy Pence likens health care ruling to 9/11  Article COSDem 
Jan 17, 2011 01:00pm News Group forms to back Rep. Pence for GOP presidential run  Article ArmyDem 
Dec 05, 2010 04:00pm News Pence Pokes Fun at Presidential Run  Article TX DEM 
Oct 26, 2010 04:00pm Speculative Mike Pence may leave GOP leadership  Article IndyGeorgia 

TWITTER
Fri Jul 22 22:50:52 +0000 2016 - Great to be back in my office at the Statehouse with the best state government team in America! https://t.co/B65hWINA4J

Fri Jul 22 22:42:47 +0000 2016 - Met with @LGHolcomb and my Cabinet at the Statehouse this afternoon https://t.co/oriFeASAz3

Fri Jul 22 18:19:03 +0000 2016 - RT @SenDanCoats: The economic turnaround in Indiana is an example for policymakers nationwide, and today a record number of Hoosiers are wo…

Fri Jul 22 18:18:54 +0000 2016 - RT @SenDanCoats: Indiana is leading the country in growth because of sound policy decisions and our exceptional Hoosier workforce

Fri Jul 22 18:18:44 +0000 2016 - RT @SenDanCoats: Indiana’s June employment numbers demonstrate that Indiana has been in the spotlight recently for all the right reasons

Fri Jul 22 15:32:22 +0000 2016 - RT @Indiana_EDC: #Indiana's unemployment rate dropped to 4.8% while labor force participation rate is nearly 3% higher than then nat'l avg.…

Fri Jul 22 14:15:40 +0000 2016 - Our economic momentum is testament to hardworking Hoosiers in businesses large & small dedicated to starting & growing their companies in IN

Fri Jul 22 14:14:49 +0000 2016 - With 8,500+ Hoosiers finding employment in June & a labor force participation rate nearly 3% higher than national average, IN's on a roll

Fri Jul 22 14:13:11 +0000 2016 - #Indiana's labor force hits record peak in June; unemployment drops 0.2% to 4.8% https://t.co/cUwjPcrrsd

Thu Jul 21 20:27:54 +0000 2016 - RT @Indiana_EDC: Since 2011, 72,508 startups have opened in #Indiana, including 243 in 2015 alone. #Innovation #Entrepreneurship #SmallBiz

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INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/08/2016 US Vice President ???
  07/15/2016 US Vice President - R Selection Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/03/2016 IN Governor - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 IN Governor Won 49.49% (+2.93%)
  05/08/2012 IN Governor - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2010 IN - District 06 Won 66.57% (+36.65%)
  05/04/2010 IN District 06 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/19/2008 US House Republican Conference Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 IN - District 06 Won 63.96% (+30.58%)
  05/06/2008 IN District 6 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/17/2006 US House Minority Leader Lost 13.78% (-71.94%)
  11/07/2006 IN - District 06 Won 60.01% (+20.02%)
  05/02/2006 IN District 6 - R Primary Won 86.13% (+72.25%)
  11/02/2004 IN - District 06 Won 67.09% (+35.80%)
  11/05/2002 IN District 6 Won 63.79% (+29.39%)
  11/07/2000 IN DIstrict 2 Won 50.87% (+12.06%)
  05/02/2000 IN District 2 - R Primary Won 44.48% (+20.54%)
  11/06/1990 IN District 2 Lost 40.63% (-18.74%)
  11/08/1988 IN District 2 Lost 46.80% (-6.40%)
  05/03/1988 IN District 2 - R Primary Won 70.99% (+41.99%)
ENTERED, DROPPED OUT
  11/08/2016 IN Governor ???
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  06/07/2016 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-44.96%)
  11/14/2010 US House Republican Conference Chair Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
IN Governor - R Replacement Nominee - Jul 26, 2016 R Eric Holcomb
IN US President - R Primary - May 03, 2016 R Ted Cruz
US House Republican Conference Chair - Nov 14, 2012 R Tom Price
CA - District 36 - Special Open Primary - May 17, 2011 R Craig Huey
FL US Senate - R Primary - Aug 24, 2010 R Marco Rubio
KS US Senate - R Primary - Aug 03, 2010 R Todd Tiahrt
SC Governor - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Gresham Barrett
GA District 09 - Special Runoff - Jun 08, 2010 R Tom Graves
IN US Senate - R Primary - May 04, 2010 R Dan Coats
US House Majority Leader - Feb 02, 2006 R John Shadegg
IN Governor - R Primary - May 04, 2004 R David McIntosh
PA US Senate - R Primary - Apr 27, 2004 R Pat Toomey
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