Stories tagged: "Mike Pence"

Republican presidential debate kicks of the 2024 election season (AP Photo).
FACT CHECK: 4 Claims From the First GOP Primary Debate

Here are some of the highlights from the debate in Milwaukee, and a fact-check of how true each claim is.

Mike Pence in Waukesh
Pence Downplays Coronavirus, Hypes Administration’s Troubled Economy in Waukesha

The vice president’s visit is one of four Trump-related appearances in Wisconsin this week.

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Debate Claims from Pence Gloss Over the Still-Struggling Wisconsin Economy

The rosy picture painted by the Vice President doesn’t reflect the reality of struggles for the many still unemployed and facing foreclosure.

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UPDATED: Pence Defends His Coronavirus Record, Wisconsin Follows with 3,000 New Cases for the First Time

Harris says Medicaid expansion needed to cover all the new pre-existing conditions. VP opposes even though he did the same as governor.

Vice President Mike Pence exits Air Force Two on Thursday in Eau Claire.
Pence Sidesteps Current Crisis, Emphasizes Past Success in Seeking a Second Trump Term

Vice President makes his case at a stop in Eau Claire, his fourth visit to Wisconsin.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., talks about her meeting with the family of Jacob Blake during a tour of the IBEW 494 training facility Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Harris and Pence Visited Wisconsin. Harris Met Jacob Blake’s Family. Pence Didn’t Say His Name.

The Democratic vice presidential nominee made her first in-person campaign trail stop in Wisconsin, where she visited Blake's family and met with union workers to mark Labor Day.

Wisconsin National Guard members Sgt. Nathaniel Nyquist, left, Sgt. John Clark and Spc. Madeline Westrick gather samples at a drive-up COVID-19 testing site near Baraboo on April 29. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Sen. Tammy Baldwin Calls Out Pence on Wisconsin’s Continuing Medical Supply Shortage

Before VP Pence can face Kamala Harris, he has to deal with Sen. Tammy Baldwin and others wanting him to explain supply chain failings.