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Winking at 2016, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence courts Koch brothers summit
Winking at 2016, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence courts Koch brothers summit

With a nod to a potential presidential candidacy, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence pitched himself to a prominent crowd of conservative activists Friday by criticizing the last Republican administration in Washington, that of George W. Bush. Pence noted that before he was elected governor in 2012 he served 12 years in Congress— giving him a familiarity with Washington that, he suggested, had bred contempt as he fought the expansion of government programs, including those supported by his party, such as the education program No Child Left Behind. “I felt like the Republican Party was a tall ship with a capable captain and a strong crew that was very dangerously off course into the...

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