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  Pence, Mike
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2017-10-24  
 
NameMike Pence
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Columbus, Indiana , United States
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Born June 07, 1959 (61 years)
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Oct 08, 2020 01:04pm
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 -
InfoMichael Richard Pence is an American politician and lawyer serving as the 48th vice president of the United States, since 2017. He previously was the 50th governor of Indiana from 2013 to 2017 and a member of the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013.

Pence was born and raised in Columbus, Indiana, and is the younger brother of U.S. Representative Greg Pence. He graduated from Hanover College and earned a law degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law before entering private practice. After losing two bids for a congressional seat in 1988 and 1990, he became a conservative radio and television talk show host from 1994 to 1999. Pence was elected to the United States Congress in 2000 and represented Indiana's 2nd congressional district and Indiana's 6th congressional district in the House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013. He served as the chairman of the House Republican Conference from 2009 to 2011. Pence described himself as a "principled conservative" and supporter of the Tea Party movement, stating that he was "a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order."

Pence successfully sought the Republican nomination for the 2012 Indiana gubernatorial election when term-limited Mitch Daniels retired. He defeated former Indiana House Speaker John R. Gregg in the closest gubernatorial election in 50 years. Upon becoming governor in January 2013, Pence initiated the largest tax cut in Indiana's history and pushed for more funding for education initiatives. Pence signed bills intended to restrict abortions, including one that prohibited abortions if the reason for the procedure was the fetus's race, gender, or disability. After Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), he encountered fierce resistance from moderate members of his party, the business community, and LGBT advocates. The backlash against the RFRA led Pence to amend the bill to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and other criteria.

Pence was inaugurated as vice president of the United States on January 20, 2017. He had withdrawn his gubernatorial reelection campaign in July to become the running mate of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who went on to win the 2016 presidential election. In February 2020, Pence was appointed chairman of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
05/21/2017-05/23/2017 Beacon Research (D) / Shaw & Company (R) - FOX News 42.00% ( 0.0) 43.00% ( 0.0) 15.00% ( 0.0)
10/27/2016-10/30/2016 Monmouth University 52.00% ( 5.0) 43.00% ( 1.0) 5.00% ( 4.0)
10/11/2016-10/13/2016 Monmouth University 47.00% ( 0.0) 44.00% ( 0.0) 9.00% ( 0.0)
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
05/31/2018-06/05/2018 Quinnipiac University 35.00% ( 0.0) 39.00% ( 0.0) 26.00% ( 0.0)
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
Sep 09, 2020 02:00pm Event Pence to attend event hosted by QAnon backers  Article RP 
Jul 13, 2018 01:00pm Report Pence family's failed gas stations cost taxpayers $20 million  Article RP 
Jun 15, 2018 06:00am Strategy Pence turns VP’s office into gateway for lobbyists to influence the Trump administration  Article RP 
Oct 27, 2016 10:00pm News Mike Pence campaign plane slides off runway at LaGuardia Airport  Article RP 
Sep 09, 2016 04:30pm News Mike Pence explains how Ronald Reagan made him a Republican  Article BrentinCO 
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 

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FAMILY
Wife Karen Pence 00, 1985-
Father Edward Pence, Jr. 1929-1988
Brother Greg Pence 1956-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  08/11/2024 US President - R Primaries ???
  12/11/2020 TIME Person of the Year ???
  11/03/2020 US Vice President Lost 42.97% (-14.06%)
  08/22/2019 US Vice President - R Selection Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/2016 US President - Popular Vote Lost 0.00% (-48.18%)
  11/08/2016 US Vice President Won 56.69% (+14.50%)
  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 Lost 0.00% (-51.38%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  08/11/2020 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-94.10%)
  07/26/2016 IN Governor - R Replacement Nominee Lost 0.00% (-63.64%)
  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%)
  06/03/2008 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-46.49%)
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Eighth Circuit Court Judge - Dec 11, 2018 R Jonathan A. Kobes
TN Governor - R Primary - Aug 02, 2018 R Diane Black
GA Governor - R Runoff - Jul 24, 2018 R Brian Kemp
NV US Senate - R Primary - Jun 12, 2018 R Dean Heller
TX District 05 - R Runoff - May 22, 2018 R Bunni Pounds
WI District 01 - R Primary - Aug 09, 2016 R Paul Ryan
IN Governor - R Replacement Nominee - Jul 26, 2016 R Eric Holcomb
IN US President - R Primary - May 03, 2016 R Ted Cruz
Republican Study Committee Chair - Nov 16, 2012 R Tom Graves
US House Republican Conference Chair - Nov 14, 2012 R Tom Price
CA District 36 - Special Open Primary - May 17, 2011 R Craig Huey
AZ District 8 - R Primary - Aug 24, 2010 R Jesse Kelly
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
IN US President - Nov 04, 1980 D Jimmy Carter
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