Pence's Brother Wins Indiana GOP Primary

Pence's Brother Wins Indiana GOP Primary

Cox's termination backfired - it both galvanized public opinion against Nixon, and failed to end the investigation.

Greg Pence, the brother of Vice President Mike Pence, will run for Congress in IN on the Republican ticket in November after he won the primary in Indiana's 6th congressional district on Tuesday.

Still, he easily won the primary largely because of his younger brother, who represented the 6th District for a dozen years before becoming IN governor.

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"I'm ready to serve again", he said. With the help of his brother and other Republican heavy-weights, Greg Pence was able to raise nearly $1.2 million in the race.

Greg Pence beat businessman Jonathan Lamb for the GOP nomination and will now face-off against Democratic candidate Jeannine Lee Lake in November. He'd argued that Greg Pence merely relied on his prominent name and dodged debates. He said he had a hard time telling where Pence stands on issues, although both profess support for most of President Trump's agenda.

Vice President Mike Pence applauds during a speech at the Organization of American States, Monday, May 7, 2018 in Washington.

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Vice President Mike Pence touted the nation in what he dubbed a "momentous week for America on the world stage". Republican Luke Messer made a decision to vacate the seat in order to run for U.S. Senate.

Nixon's speech came three months after he fired the first prosecutor appointed to investigate Watergate, Archibald Cox, in the "Saturday Night Massacre". With 23 percent of precincts reporting, Pence had 67 percent of the vote.

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