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Amanda Terkel

Mike Pence Nemesis Announces Run For Indiana Governor

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Glenda Ritz, the Indiana state schools superintendent who has repeatedly gone up against Gov. Mike Pence (R) on education policy, announ...

Amanda Terkel

This Woman Went To War With Mike Pence -- Now She May Fight Him For The Governor's Seat

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Long before the country turned its attention to Indiana over its "religious freedom" law, Glenda Ritz was taking on Gov. Mike Pence (R) ...

Amanda Terkel

Indiana Republicans Worry Mike Pence Has Destroyed Party's Reputation

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Indiana these days, no one, including the GOP, is happy with Gov. Mike Pence (R). On April 2, Pence signed a revised version of I...

Amanda Terkel

Mike Pence Gets A Democratic Challenger For Indiana Governor's Race In 2016

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) picked up a Democratic challenger Thursday, setting up a rematch against the man he narrowly defeated in 201...

Amanda Terkel

Mike Pence Sees Precipitous Drop In Approval Rating After Indiana 'Religious Freedom' Mess

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) has seen a significant drop in his approval rating since signing a widely criticized "religious freedom" law...

Amanda Terkel

Mike Pence May Get A Pro-LGBT Republican Challenger After 'Religious Freedom' Fiasco

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During the recent debate over Indiana's "religious freedom" law, there were few critics as outspoken as Angie's List CEO Bill Oesterle. ...

Jason Linkins

So That Happened: How Arkansas' Governor Threw Indiana's Governor Under The Bus

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.04.2015 | Politics

So That Happened. This week, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) one-upped Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) over the handling of controversial religious freed...

Empathy for Angry White Men

John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D. | Posted 06.03.2015 | Black Voices
John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D.

As an African American, I have empathy for angry white men because I recognize that they are experiencing the pain African Americans have long borne -- of being bystanders to the shaping of their identities and possibilities in an uncertain world.

Amanda Terkel

LGBT Protections Included In Fix For Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana lawmakers are set to introduce new language for the state's "religious freedom" law Thursday, to clarify that the law does not a...

Sam Stein

As A Congressman, Mike Pence Campaigned Against Adding LGBT Protections To Hate Crime Legislation

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As he pushes back against criticism over the "religious freedom" law he recently signed, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) has insisted that t...

Sam Stein

Mike Pence's Religious Freedom Law Condemned As Discriminatory By Evan Bayh

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retired Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) sharply criticized his home state governor on Tuesday for signing a controversial "religious freedom" la...

Amanda Terkel

Mike Pence Promises To Fix Indiana Law So It Bars Discrimination

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) said Tuesday he will back an amendment to the state's new "religious freedom" law clarifying that it does no...

Amanda Terkel

These Events Were Canceled Because Of Indiana's New Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom' Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana has been facing a national backlash after Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed a "religious freedom" bill into law last week that could op...

Amanda Terkel

Labor Union Pulls Conference Out Of Indiana Over 'Religious Freedom' Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The labor union AFSCME announced Monday that it is moving its 2015 Women’s Conference out of Indianapolis in October, in protest of th...

Amanda Terkel

Indiana GOP Leaders Shocked Their 'Religious Freedom' Law Is Seen As Anti-Gay

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana's Republican leaders said they were shocked, confused and completely caught off-guard by the backlash to their new "religious fr...

Ryan J. Reilly

Mike Pence Dodges Questions On Anti-Gay Discrimination In Indiana

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) refused to say on Sunday whether it should be illegal under state law to discriminate against gays and lesbi...

UPDATE: Indiana Gov Seeks To 'Clarify' Contentious 'Religious Freedom' Law

AP | Posted 05.28.2015 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespre...

Amanda Terkel

NBA Promises 'Inclusion' In Face Of New Indiana 'Religious Freedom' Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.29.2015 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The backlash to Indiana's new "religious freedom" law grew stronger Saturday, with professional basketball organizations and teams conde...

Michael Calderone

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Seeks To Reassure Critics Of Controversial 'State-Run News Outlet'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.27.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- When the Indianapolis Star broke the news Monday night that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, a possible 2016 Republican contender, was planning to...

Far-Right Base Angered By Governor's Pivot To The Middle

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has been ticking off some of his tea party backers as he positions himself to possibly run for president...

Indiana Governor Calls For Obamacare Repeal, Promotes Alternative Health Care Proposal

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Monday President Barack Obama's health care law must be repealed but urged his fellow conservatives t...

Mike Pence Stirs Up Talk Of 2016 Bid

AP | By TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's Republican Gov. Mike Pence is stoking talk of a White House bid in 2016, with increasing trips out of state and the hi...

GOP Governor Announces Medicaid Expansion Plan

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) is joining the list of red state governors working to expand health care access for low-income uninsured residents. Pen...

Governor Uninjured In Car Accident

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

By Susan Guyett INDIANAPOLIS, May 2 (Reuters) - Indiana Governor Mike Pence was not injured when the state-owned car in which he was a...

'Reform Fatigue' Stalls Popular Education Measure

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS -- The timing would seem perfect for an expansion of school vouchers in Indiana, where the state's high court recently upheld the nation'...