Pence for president -- the potential darkhorse GOP candidate for 2016 2013

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Pence for president -- the potential darkhorse GOP candidate for 2016 2013

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2013 2013 2013 <span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">"Pence for president."&nbsp;</span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Who?<o:p></o:p></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Washington insiders are certainly familiar with conservative Republican Mike Pence, the former congressman who now serves as governor of Indiana. The American public? Not so much. <o:p></o:p></span></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-_FLchiRI5M4/UjMTo1q-KVI/AAAAAAAAHgk/oHrtnwE2NeM/s1600/Mike+Pence.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="171" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-_FLchiRI5M4/UjMTo1q-KVI/AAAAAAAAHgk/oHrtnwE2NeM/s400/Mike+Pence.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">&nbsp;</span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">But over at The Daily Caller, Matt Lewis has made <a href="http://dailycaller.com/2013/09/10/pence-and-the-revolution-five-reasons-he-might-be-the-2016-dark-horse-to-watch/#ixzz2ejRLYsOh" target="_blank">a fairly compelling case</a> that Pence, who served in House GOP leadership for some time, could be the dark horse candidate for president in 2016. Republicans fare best when they nominate governors (not senators) for president, Lewis writes, and Pence’s background and <span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp;</span>persona fit the bill.<o:p></o:p></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Here’s the lead-in for Lewis’ piece:<o:p></o:p></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">“He’s more charismatic than (Wisconsin Gov.) Scott Walker, more conservative than (New Jersey Gov.) Chris Christie and, unlike so many of the top-tier 2016 Republicans, he has actually run a state.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">“So why isn’t Indiana Gov. Mike Pence generating the kind of buzz worthy of a top-tier candidate?<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">“Probably because while his opponents have been show horses, he’s been a work horse. And that makes him a dark horse.” <o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br /><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Lewis argues that Pence has a solid resume, “silver fox”-style good looks, an ingratiating speaking style due to his early-1990s stint as a talk-radio host, and he is a “full-spectrum” conservative.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Pence has all the social conservative bona fides of a Mike Huckabee, but unlike Huckabee, he’s also beloved by fiscal conservatives, according to Lewis. Chris Chocola, president of the influential, fiscally conservative Club for Growth, told Lewis a while back that Pence’s “conservative credentials are really unquestionable” and that he “appeals to every group that (Sarah) Palin appeals to — and probably a little more.”<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">&nbsp;</span></span><br /><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">Pence engenders support from tea party voters and traditional evangelical voters alike. David Brody of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) has&nbsp;</span><a href="http://dailycaller.com/2012/07/24/in-the-teavangelicals-cbns-david-brody-yearns-for-a-president-mike-pence/"><span style="color: blue; font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">predicted</span></a><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">&nbsp;that Pence will be the first “Teavangelical” president.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Yet, I wonder. With the tea party engaging in such scatter-shot politics over the past year and increasingly embracing a libertarian point of view, can they unite with evangelicals? Will the Religious Right support proposals to close most U.S. military bases overseas or to eliminate social programs for the poor?<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">We shall see.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br /><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">On Sirius/XM’s POTUS channel yesterday, Lewis said in a satellite radio interview that the biggest question is whether Pence wants to make a run. With all the rigors of constant travel and 24/7 cable news and social media that presidential contenders face these days, a candidate must be almost obsessed with capturing the White House in order to have even a modestly successful showing in a campaign for American politics’ ultimate prize.<br /><br /></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">"Pence for president."&nbsp;</span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Who?<o:p></o:p></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Washington insiders are certainly familiar with conservative Republican Mike Pence, the former congressman who now serves as governor of Indiana. The American public? Not so much. <o:p></o:p></span></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-_FLchiRI5M4/UjMTo1q-KVI/AAAAAAAAHgk/oHrtnwE2NeM/s1600/Mike+Pence.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="171" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-_FLchiRI5M4/UjMTo1q-KVI/AAAAAAAAHgk/oHrtnwE2NeM/s400/Mike+Pence.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">&nbsp;</span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">But over at The Daily Caller, Matt Lewis has made <a href="http://dailycaller.com/2013/09/10/pence-and-the-revolution-five-reasons-he-might-be-the-2016-dark-horse-to-watch/#ixzz2ejRLYsOh" target="_blank">a fairly compelling case</a> that Pence, who served in House GOP leadership for some time, could be the dark horse candidate for president in 2016. Republicans fare best when they nominate governors (not senators) for president, Lewis writes, and Pence’s background and <span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp;</span>persona fit the bill.<o:p></o:p></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Here’s the lead-in for Lewis’ piece:<o:p></o:p></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">“He’s more charismatic than (Wisconsin Gov.) Scott Walker, more conservative than (New Jersey Gov.) Chris Christie and, unlike so many of the top-tier 2016 Republicans, he has actually run a state.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">“So why isn’t Indiana Gov. Mike Pence generating the kind of buzz worthy of a top-tier candidate?<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">“Probably because while his opponents have been show horses, he’s been a work horse. And that makes him a dark horse.” <o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br /><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Lewis argues that Pence has a solid resume, “silver fox”-style good looks, an ingratiating speaking style due to his early-1990s stint as a talk-radio host, and he is a “full-spectrum” conservative.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Pence has all the social conservative bona fides of a Mike Huckabee, but unlike Huckabee, he’s also beloved by fiscal conservatives, according to Lewis. Chris Chocola, president of the influential, fiscally conservative Club for Growth, told Lewis a while back that Pence’s “conservative credentials are really unquestionable” and that he “appeals to every group that (Sarah) Palin appeals to — and probably a little more.”<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">&nbsp;</span></span><br /><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">Pence engenders support from tea party voters and traditional evangelical voters alike. David Brody of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) has&nbsp;</span><a href="http://dailycaller.com/2012/07/24/in-the-teavangelicals-cbns-david-brody-yearns-for-a-president-mike-pence/"><span style="color: blue; font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">predicted</span></a><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">&nbsp;that Pence will be the first “Teavangelical” president.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Yet, I wonder. With the tea party engaging in such scatter-shot politics over the past year and increasingly embracing a libertarian point of view, can they unite with evangelicals? Will the Religious Right support proposals to close most U.S. military bases overseas or to eliminate social programs for the poor?<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">We shall see.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br /><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">On Sirius/XM’s POTUS channel yesterday, Lewis said in a satellite radio interview that the biggest question is whether Pence wants to make a run. With all the rigors of constant travel and 24/7 cable news and social media that presidential contenders face these days, a candidate must be almost obsessed with capturing the White House in order to have even a modestly successful showing in a campaign for American politics’ ultimate prize.<br /><br /></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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