If we do not succeed in November, all that once was good and great about this country will be goneTea Party activists rally in D.C. Sep 12, 2010
For heaven's sake, let's not raise taxes on job creatorsDemocrats challenge tax-cut job creation Sep 26, 2010
No American should see a tax increase in January and Republicans are determined to oppose any effort to raise taxes on any American in this difficult economyGOP equates Americans to Chilean miners Oct 16, 2010
The time has come for Congress and this administration to take bold action to simplify our tax system and lower people's taxes. The best option, the most pro-growth option, is a flat tax. I believe it is time that America adopted a flat tax and scrapped the current system once and for allPence, in Detroit, calls for a flat tax Nov 29, 2010
Michael Richard "Mike" Pence (born June 7, 1959) is the U.S. Representative for Indiana's 6th district, and previously the 2nd district, serving since 2001. He is a Republican candidate for Governor of Indiana in the 2012 election cycle. The 6th district covers much of Eastern Indiana. He is a member of the Republican Party.
Pence is the former Chairman of the House Republican Conference. After the 2010 election Pence said he would not run for re-election to Chairman of the Conference. On May 5, 2011, Pence officially announced that he will be seeking the Republican nomination for Governor of Indiana in 2012. Pence's announcement was anticipated by his resignation of his leading position in the GOP caucus in the House. He is considered the favorite for the Republican nomination.
Mike Pence was born in Columbus, Indiana. He attended Columbus North High School, graduated from Hanover College in 1981, and earned his J.D. from the Indiana University School of Law in 1986. While at Hanover, Pence joined the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, serving as his chapter's president.