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Team Trump: No, Gennifer Flowers Won't Be at Debate

(Newser) - For those looking forward to the spectacle of Hillary Clinton debating Donald Trump with one of Bill Clinton's alleged lovers in the front row cheering, well, you might have to find an actual reality show to watch Monday night, instead of the presidential debate. Team Trump is quickly backing... More »

Pence Will Release His Tax Returns, a 'Quick Read'

'The Pences have not become more wealthy as a result of 16 years in public service'

(Newser) - After Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine released their tax returns in a bid to force Donald Trump into doing the same, the Trump campaign responded by, well, announcing the release of Mike Pence's tax returns, reports Politico . "When my forms are filed and when my tax returns are... More »

Trump Under Fire for '2nd Amendment' Remark

'Give me a break,' he says

(Newser) - Donald Trump's campaign is once again on damage control, this time over remarks that critics say hinted at Hillary Clinton's assassination . His comment that "Second Amendment people" could "maybe" do something about Clinton picking Supreme Court justices if she wins was widely condemned Tuesday, though he... More »

Trump May Not Endorse Paul Ryan, but Mike Pence Does

He says Trump 'strongly encouraged' him to do so

(Newser) - On Tuesday, Donald Trump said he wasn't ready to endorse Paul Ryan , who is running for re-election in Wisconsin. His running mate apparently doesn't have the same hangup. CNBC reports Mike Pence endorsed Ryan on Wednesday, saying both Ryan and Trump will "do great things." Pence... More »

Mike Pence Wades Into Trump-Khan Controversy

Fallen Muslim soldier is 'American hero,' says VP candidate

(Newser) - Vice presidential candidate Mike Pence appears to be trying to calm the controversy that erupted over the weekend in the wake of Donald Trump's back and forth with the parents of a fallen US Muslim soldier. "Donald Trump and I believe that Captain Humayun Khan is an American... More »

The Owner of 'ClintonKaine.com' Bought It Back in 2011

And he'd like $90K for it now, please

(Newser) - Jeremy Green apparently has good foresight: The 28-year-old DC-area man purchased the domain name ClintonKaine.com back in 2011 (price: $8). Five years later, with Hillary Clinton having chosen Tim Kaine as her runningmate in her bid for the White House, Green would like to sell it (price: $90,000).... More »

Mike Pence: 'Trump Gets It'

He accepts 'awesome privilege' of being running mate

(Newser) - Introduced by Paul Ryan as a "man of solid character," Mike Pence accepted the "awesome privilege" of being the vice presidential nominee in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the RNC Wednesday night. Pence, who described himself as "a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in... More »

RNC Day 3: America Meets Mike Pence

VP nominee to speak, as well as Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Eric Trump

(Newser) - Day 3 of the Republican National Convention has been dubbed "Make America First Again" day, and a new slew of speakers will speak to that mission Wednesday evening at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena, USA Today reports. Indiana governor and now VP nominee Mike Pence will get his moment... More »

In Trump/Pence Interview, a 'Bizarre' Iraq War Moment

Inside the GOP ticket's '60 Minutes' interview

(Newser) - The Internet has moved on from the Donald Trump/Mike Pence logo jokes and started picking away at another Trump/Pence moment: the candidates' first joint interview, which aired Sunday night on 60 Minutes. The Guardian notes Trump had the reins, speaking more than double the roughly 50 times Pence did over... More »

Trump/Pence Logo Retired After 'Day of Ridicule'

It was widely mocked online for suggesting both toilet paper and sexual intercourse

(Newser) - Well, it looks like the internet will have to find something new to make juvenile sex jokes about. Raw Story reports a day after the Trump campaign unveiled a Trump/Pence logo that was widely mocked for simultaneously evoking both toilet paper and sexual intercourse, the offending logo is no more.... More »

America Gets Its First Look at the Trump-Pence Ticket

Trump introduces 'solid, solid person' Pence

(Newser) - Donald Trump introduced Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate on Saturday, calling him "my partner in this campaign" and his first and best choice to join him on a winning Republican presidential ticket, the AP reports. Trump tried to draw a sharp contrast between Pence and Clinton.... More »

New Trump/Pence Logo Scandalizes the Internet

We've heard of graphic design, but this is ridiculous

(Newser) - The GOP's new power couple of Donald Trump and Mike Pence debuted its new logo in a fundraising email to supporters Friday, the Daily Beast reports. And the internet, being the internet, couldn't get its mind out of the gutter. The AV Club , which rounds up a bunch... More »

Pence: 'Really Conservative and Mostly Unknown'

Everything you need to know about Trump's new running mate

(Newser) - Donald Trump made it official Friday: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will be his running mate when he attempts to stop another Clinton from sitting in the White House this November. Here's what you need to know about the vice presidential candidate: More »

Trump Tweets: It's Pence

He picks Indiana governor as his running mate

(Newser) - His plans for a big announcement Friday of his running mate were thrown off by the attack in Nice, so Donald Trump resorted to a familiar medium instead: On Twitter , he announced that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will be his vice presidential candidate. It's not a huge surprise given... More »

Sources: Mike Pence Is Trump's Pick for VP

But the 'mercurial presidential candidate' still has time to change his mind

(Newser) - Multiple sources are reporting that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will be Donald Trump's running mate, but the New York Times cautions that the "mercurial presidential candidate" could still change his mind. Trump isn't scheduled to announce his choice until Friday. Three anonymous sources tell the Times Trump... More »

Trump: I'll Announce VP Pick on Friday

He says he's narrowed it down to 2, 3, or 4

(Newser) - After days of mounting suspense, the finale of Donald Trump's VP search will take place Friday morning. Trump tweeted Wednesday night that he will make the announcement in Manhattan at 11am. His tweet followed what CNN calls "frenzied, last-minute try-outs" in person and over the phone from the... More »

Being Trump's VP Would Make Sense for Pence

For one thing, it gets him out of a tough re-election fight

(Newser) - People who bet money on such things say Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is the big favorite to be Donald Trump's running mate, reports MarketWatch . And Pence will be with Trump Tuesday at a campaign stop in the state, notes the Indianapolis Star . At the National Review , Eliana Johnson gets... More »

New Indiana Law: No Abortions for Fetal Defects

Gov. Mike Pence says bill he signed 'affirms the value of all human life'

(Newser) - Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill into law Thursday making Indiana the second state to ban abortions because of fetal genetic abnormalities such as Down syndrome. It's due to take effect in July, but Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky says it will ask a court to block... More »

Canada: No Single Syrian Men, Unless They're Gay

Nation puts emphasis on taking women, kids, and families

(Newser) - Canada is expected to roll out a new policy on accepting Syrian refugees Tuesday, and it's got an unusual twist—lone, single males need not apply, unless they happen to be gay. The idea behind the policy is to reduce the risk of extremists slipping into the country by... More »

Indiana Pizzeria Hammered for Gay-Wedding Comments

Memories Pizza of Walkerton tells news station it wouldn't cater gay nuptials

(Newser) - We've heard plenty of public outcry about Gov. Mike Pence signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law last week. So who is cheering the law on? A family-owned pizza joint in Walkerton, Indiana. "If a gay couple came in and wanted us to provide pizzas for their... More »

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