Mike Pence, formally Michael Richard "Mike" Pence

Mike
Pence, formally Michael Richard "Mike" Pence
1949

American Politician, U.S. Representative for Indiana

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I mean, the reality is unemployment today - over 14 million Americans are unemployed. That's exactly what it was a year ago. I mean, this - the American people know we can't borrow and spend and bail our way back to a growing economy.

My votes against the education bill and my votes against the Medicare bill got huge play at home.

You know, Hoosiers recognize pork when we see it. And they recognize what bailing out every failing business in America means - We're burying generations under a mountain range of debt.

I never thought I'd live to see the day that an American administration would denounce the state of Israel for rebuilding Jerusalem.

Power is an instrument of fatal consequence. It is confined no more readily than quicksilver, and escapes good intentions as easily as air flows through mesh.

I occasionally got called the Rush Limbaugh of Indiana, but most people knew that my style was different.

Sadly, embryonic stem cell research is completely legal in this country and has been going on at universities and research facilities for years.

I opposed No Child Left Behind, I opposed the Medicare prescription drug bill, I opposed the Wall Street bailout. What the American people are starting to see is that Republican, Republicans on Capitol Hill get it and the Democrats, from the White House to Capitol Hill, just don't get it.

The American people know what?s necessary to get this economy moving again. It?s fiscal discipline in Washington, D.C. and across-the-board tax relief for working families, small businesses and family farms.

I opposed the Medicare prescription drug entitlement. I opposed the Wall Street bailout. I opposed the stimulus bill.

The anguish in London is a vivid reminder of why we cannot relent in taking the steps necessary to defend our homeland from the present terrorist threat.

A republic - if you can keep it - is about limitation, and for good reason, because we are mortal and our actions are imperfect.

In Indiana, the Affordable Care Act will raise the average cost of health insurance in the individual market by an unaffordable 72 percent.

The conservative movement today is like that tall ship with its proud captain: strong, accomplished but veering off course into the dangerous and uncharted waters of big government republicanism.

All we're getting from the Democratic majority in Congress and from this White House is more bailouts, more spending, more planned stimulus, more deficits and debt, and the American people have had it.

In the last four years under the Patriot Act, we have seen a great increase in the ability of law enforcement officials to investigate and track terrorists.

The Patriot Act is essential to our continued success in the war on terror here at home.

And conservatives know that if you reject these principles of limited government and urge others to reject them you can be my ally, you can be my friend but you cannot call yourself a conservative.

It is a rare piece of legislation indeed where there is so much agreement about the goals.

The reality is that during the Reagan years, for instance, we doubled the amount of revenue that we were sending to Washington, D.C. after the tax cuts took effect.

Anybody who is familiar with the historical data from the IRS knows that raising income tax rates will likely actually reduce federal revenues.

It is not for the State Department or even the Secretary of State to say when and how the resources of the American people will be spent.

To date, embryonic stem cell research has not produced a single medical treatment, where ethical, adult stem cell research has produced some 67 medical miracles.

As a conservative who believes in limited government, I believe that the only check on government power in real time is a free and independent press.

It?s time to stop the raid on the Social Security trust fund and start allowing Americans to invest their Social Security taxes in personal savings accounts.

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Mike
Last Name
Pence, formally Michael Richard "Mike" Pence
Birth Date
1949
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American Politician, U.S. Representative for Indiana