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Report: Pence May Leave GOP Leadership (for other opportunities)
Fox News/WSJ ^ | 10-27-10

Posted on 10/27/2010 2:05:16 PM PDT by STARWISE

Rep. Mike Pence (R., Ind.), the third-ranking Republican in the House, is weighing whether to step down from his post as chairman of the House Republican Conference in preparation for a possible run for president or Indiana governor in 2012, Politico reports.

Pence has come to occupy an unusual niche over the past two years. He’s one of the few Washington political leaders who’s won widespread support among tea party activists, and he’s spoken at various tea party events.

He also won the presidential straw poll at the recent “Value Voters” summit. At the same time, he plays an important role in the House Republican leadership

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: 2012; governor; indiana; mikepence; pence
Hopefully, one of a flock of good, solid conservatives who'll have the spine, principles, commitment and fortitude to bear the pressure and slings and arrows to step up to the plate in any number of vital government positions going forward.

Lord, send us courageous and relentless American patriots who love their country.

1 posted on 10/27/2010 2:05:19 PM PDT by STARWISE
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To: STARWISE
The Tea Party Supports Mike Pence

For Speaker of the House!
 

2 posted on 10/27/2010 2:09:06 PM PDT by counterpunch (End the Government Monopoly!)
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To: onyx; penelopesire; maggief; SE Mom; Liz; rodguy911; hoosiermama; Just A Nobody; nutmeg; ...

3 posted on 10/27/2010 2:10:02 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: counterpunch

Bonehead and Cantor should be removed from their post.
Pence should become the soon to be Majority leader.


4 posted on 10/27/2010 2:10:55 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: STARWISE
So well said, I HAD to repost it!

Hopefully, one of a flock of good, solid conservatives who'll have the spine, principles, commitment and fortitude to bear the pressure and slings and arrows to step up to the plate in any number of vital government positions going forward.

Lord, send us courageous and relentless American patriots who love their country.

5 posted on 10/27/2010 2:12:27 PM PDT by NordP (COMMON SENSE CONSERVATIVES - Love of Country, Less Govt, Stop Spending, No Govt Run Health Care!!!)
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To: STARWISE

Palin 2012


6 posted on 10/27/2010 2:12:44 PM PDT by Gator113 (Beauty will devour the Beast in 2012. Kill "Obamamosque"@ Ground Zero)
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To: maggief; STARWISE

maggief has a posting that gave us a hint about this yesterday considering his surprising allegiances.


7 posted on 10/27/2010 2:14:55 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: STARWISE

Pence SHOULD Run For Gov before making the leap to prez.

He’ll likely be facing Ellsworth, who is about to lose the senate race. He’s a much better candidate than Becky Skillman, no matter how masterful at administration she is.


8 posted on 10/27/2010 2:22:42 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: onyx; STARWISE

A partial list of ‘elites.’

http://republicanwhip.house.gov/newsroom/2009/04/national-council-for-a-new-america-formed.html

Our National Panel of Experts:

Governor Haley Barbour
Governor Jeb Bush
Governor Bobby Jindal
Senator John McCain
Governor Mitt Romney

(snip)

Sincerely,

John Boehner, Eric Cantor, Mike Pence, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, John Carter, Pete Sessions, David Dreier, Kevin McCarthy, Roy Blunt

Mitch McConnell, Jon Kyl, Lamar Alexander, John Ensign, John Cornyn, John Thune, Kay Bailey Hutchison

//

http://theplumline.whorunsgov.com/republican-party/gingrich-to-be-a-public-face-of-cantors-effort-to-remake-gop/

Gingrich Joins Cantor’s Effort To Remake GOP


9 posted on 10/27/2010 2:34:47 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief; onyx

Ah ha! We shall see.

Any cross-the-aisle, easy, appeasing, giddy
to work together pubbies can take a hike.

The American people are speaking now, and
their voices will be cacaphonous on Nov. 2.

Little Lord Lindsey spewed his garbage today..
about ‘working together’... cause that’s what
the American people want.’

B S !!!!!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

*snip*

“My belief is that, if we get back power in the House, and get close in the Senate, that we ought to really clamp down on spending and reform the government,” Graham said on WVOC radio in South Carolina.

“But we ought to not put ourself in a position of being the ‘party of no’ to hard problems. But we ought to sit down with the president and work on Social Security, come up with an energy policy without cap-and-trade.

*snip*

Graham himself had already drawn the ire of some conservatives in his own party over the past two years for his willingness to work with Democrats. He’d sought to accomplish comprehensive immigration reform and a comprehensive energy and climate bill earlier in the session, but negotiations on those proposals eventually broke down.

But other Republicans have sought to take a harder line toward Obama and congressional Democrats.

Rep. Mike Pence (Ind.), the third-ranking House Republican, vowed “no compromise” on major issues last week. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), meanwhile, said in an interview published this week that Republicans’ No. 1 priority would be defeating Obama in 2012.

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/126011-graham-gop-should-look-for-opportunities-to-work-with-obama

Stay outta our way, Lindsey!!!


10 posted on 10/27/2010 2:44:43 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

“Stay outta our way, Lindsey!!!”

Then Primary him out when he is up for re-election!


11 posted on 10/27/2010 2:53:52 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: NordP

Thank you very much, ma’am .. ;)


12 posted on 10/27/2010 3:14:32 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: tennmountainman

What do you think I’d do if I lived
in his state ?


13 posted on 10/27/2010 3:18:05 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Vote early and often for him!


14 posted on 10/27/2010 3:20:02 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: tennmountainman

Lunacy!


15 posted on 10/27/2010 3:23:53 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: counterpunch

The election of Speaker needs to be the next race that conservatives focus on. If John “can’t we all just g-g-get along?” Boehner wins, conservatives winning dozens of seats will largely be for naught. The Speaker and his cohorts control the agenda. It isn’t like the Senate where individual Senators have some real say. And you can bet that Boehner and Cantor can’t wait to work deals with the Democrats to keep things as they are.


16 posted on 10/27/2010 3:43:38 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Amateurs study tactics, professionals study logistics, and victors study demographics.)
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To: STARWISE

R u talking about Pence or Graham?

I thought u were talking about Pence, not Graham.

My apologies.


17 posted on 10/27/2010 3:47:32 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: tcrlaf

I agree with you. Pence as a governor will gain valuable experience in an executive position which being a rep in Congress does not.

Having been both will benefit his resume. But, the Founders of this nation understood that leadership can come from anywhere and anyone. The eligibility requirements for President of the United States are thus sparse, and leave the choice to the people.


18 posted on 10/27/2010 3:50:03 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: tennmountainman

Look back thru your posts.

Okay.


19 posted on 10/27/2010 3:51:41 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Why hasn’t John Boehner gone ballistic over the voting irregularities, especially the SEIU maintained voting machines in Nevada that show Reid’s name even after the voter votes for Angle?

Why haven’t the Republicans as a group made an issue over all of the voting irregularites since they all favor Democrats?

Most importantly, why are our American servicemen being denied their votes??? Why is this being allowed??? This is b/s. I want this corrected for good.


20 posted on 10/27/2010 3:54:46 PM PDT by Enough is ENOUGH (Let there be no doubt that Obama is a neo-Marxist who hates America.)
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To: STARWISE; AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks STARWISE.


21 posted on 10/27/2010 6:18:43 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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Rep. Mike Pence (R., Ind.), the third-ranking Republican in the House, is weighing whether to step down from his post as chairman of the House Republican Conference in preparation for a possible run for president or Indiana governor in 2012, Politico reports.
Sounds like he's gettin' a late start for that 2012 governor's race, eh Politico?


22 posted on 10/27/2010 6:19:28 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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