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Philippine police file sedition case against vice president

Philippine police filed sedition and other criminal complaints Thursday against the vice president, three opposition senators, four Roman Catholic bishops and other critics of President Rodrigo Duterte for allegedly plotting …


Pence slams district court rulings against Trump policies

Vice President Mike Pence has announced that the Trump administration intends to challenge the right of federal district courts to issue rulings blocking nationwide policies


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Mike Pence stump speech for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers tentatively scheduled for early October in Spokane

The list of top Republicans coming to Spokane to stump for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers this fall will include Vice President Mike Pence.


Emails: Conservatives slammed Pence in 2015 for changing law

Then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence faced a firestorm of criticism three years ago after signing a “religious freedom” law critics decried as anti-gay. Now emails released this week to the Associated …


Former Kenyan VP: Home attacked in ‘assassination attempt’

Former Kenyan Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka said Wednesday that gunshots and a grenade were fired at his home in what he called “an assassination attempt,” as a government shutdown of …


Zimbabwe’s new leader appoints ex-military commander as VP

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed the country’s former military commander as one of his two vice presidents, state-run media reported Wednesday, deepening concerns about the military’s influence after …


Vice President Mike Pence reaffirms U.S.-Australia alliance after Trump spat

Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure Australia on Saturday that the U.S. remains committed to the countries’ longtime alliance, as he tried to patch up relations that were left …


UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017

Pence used a private email account to conduct state business as governor

Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana’s governor, according to public records obtained by the Indianapolis Star.


Pence says U.S. to hold Russia accountable, stand with NATO

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday conveyed a message to jittery partners that the Trump administration will “hold Russia accountable” and maintain steadfast support for NATO, a military alliance …


Despite earlier remarks, Pence applauds Trump’s ban on refugees

Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary James Mattis stood directly behind their boss Friday, one man on each side, as President Donald Trump announced an order that will ban …


Biden says he will be based at Penn

Vice President Biden said Tuesday he will set up shop at the University of Pennsylvania after he leaves office this month.


Dana Milbank: Pence triggers buyer’s remorse

Had Republicans chosen a mainstream conservative like Pence there is every reason to believe that candidate would be leading Clinton.


Analysis: Vice presidential debate was a proxy war

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton weren’t on the stage at the vice presidential debate here Tuesday night, but it didn’t really matter. They were still front and center.


Pence has bigger challenge as understudies take debate stage

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will arrive at a debate stage Tuesday night with three main assignments: defend their bosses from attack, try to land a …


Viewers’ guide: Low-key vice presidential candidates take debate spotlight Tuesday

We interrupt this year’s slugfest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to bring you their understudies: two low-key, middle-aged guys.


Clinton expected to reveal VP choice in Florida

Hillary Clinton will likely announce her running mate in Florida on Friday, the same day she is scheduled to visit Orlando and Tampa. When asked if the choice would be …


Pence a perfect not-Trump

On the politics, Pence passes the do-no-harm test. The same can’t be said for others who were considered by Trump.


Missing from Democratic convention speakers list: potential VP nominees

On Friday, Hillary Clinton’s campaign announced the headlining speakers for this month’s Democratic National Convention. Missing from the partial list: anyone on the short list for vice president.


Clinton holds day of VP interviews at her home in D.C.

Hillary Clinton summoned at least three contenders vying to become her running mate to her Washington home on Friday as she closes in on a pick for vice president.


Trump: France attack delays VP decision

Donald Trump is planning to announce that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is his choice for his vice presidential running mate, according to a Republican with direct knowledge of the decision.


Trump and family meet with VP finalists

Donald Trump and key members of his family huddled with Mike Pence Wednesday morning at the Indiana governor’s mansion as the billionaire enters the final phase of his search for …


People: Fox News Channel suspends Newt Gingrich as contributor

Fox News says it is suspending its contributor agreement with Newt Gingrich “due to the intense media speculation” about him as a potential vice presidential candidate of Republican Donald Trump.


Chris Christie’s cellphone in bridge scandal may torpedo VP chances

Chris Christie’s chances of being named Donald Trump’s vice presidential pick may hinge on deepening questions about his role in the George Washington Bridge scandal – like, what happened to …


Coming up for Trump: Picking a running mate

Donald Trump has essentially seized the Republican presidential nomination, and now he has a key decision: Who will be his running mate?


Top Biden aide lays out potential 2016 platform

Vice President Joe Biden is nearing a decision about whether to run for president and would focus his campaign on middle-class issues, a top Biden aide said Thursday in a …


McMorris Rodgers could balance Republican ticket

Being mentioned as a possible vice presidential candidate is something like being nominated for an Oscar or an Emmy: One should sound flattered, but not too confident of being the …