Tag: Mike Pence

Mike Pence’s New Neighborhood Gets Plastered With ‘Trust Women’ Signs

Emma Gray, Huffington Post – December 27, 2016

Vice President-elect Mike Pence recently rented a home in DC’s Chevy Chase neighborhood. Soon after he moved in, residents of the area began hanging rainbow flags in his neighborhood in solidarity with the LGBGTQ community. (Pence has a notable history of supporting legislation that results in LGBTQ discrimination.) Now the neighborhood has embraced another symbol of quiet resistance by putting up “This neighborhood trusts women” signs, supplied by reproductive rights organization, NARAL Pro-Choice America.

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Facebook Chatter About Trump/Pence is Now 60% Women

Paul Singer, USA Today – October 25, 2016

If you have been talking about Donald Trump or Mike Pence on Facebook this month, odds are you are a woman. USA TODAY’s Facebook Barometer revealed last week that Trump is generating record amounts of traffic on Facebook. But a deeper dive into the data this week reveals that 60% of the conversation about him this month has been generated by women — a higher percentage than Hillary Clinton and a higher percentage than any other candidate this year.

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Mike Pence has Own Woes with Women

Tom LoBianco and Eric Bradner, CNN – October 8, 2016

Mike Pence has emerged as a popular alternative for top Republicans looking to replace Donald Trump as the party’s presidential nominee, but the Indiana governor’s own record with women could make it a short-lived courtship that doesn’t change the result in November.

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Abortion Returns to the Debate

Emma Green, The Atlantic – October 5, 2016

In a debate filled with yelling and interruptions, it was the moment when Tim Kaine and Mike Pence finally got quiet: They were talking about their struggles with faith. Kaine spoke about having to preside over executions while he was governor of Virginia, even though he’s morally opposed to the death penalty. Pence, however, turned the question around and brought up an issue no moderator has dared to ask about: abortion.

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Young Boy to Pence: Are You Trump’s Apologist?

Bianca Padro Ocasio, Politico – August 4, 2016

At a North Carolina town hall Thursday, among the toughest questions Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence faced came from an 11-year-old boy. “I’ve noticed you’ve been softening up on Trump’s words and policies. Is this going to be your role in the administration?” the boy asked Pence as the crowd erupted in laughter

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Will Pence Help Trump Win Over Women Voters?

Rowena Lindsay, Christian Science Monitor – July 16, 2016

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, now officially Donald Trump’s running mate, may help deliver the socially conservative and evangelical voters who originally supported Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. But Governor Pence is going to have a harder time recruiting women voters – a constituency that Mr. Trump has struggled to attract throughout his campaign, say political analysts.

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