Pence’s claims stretch bounds


As Gov. Mike Pence continues building his national profile with out-of-state travel and announcements of major policies, such as his proposal to expand Medicaid using a state-run alternative, he is relying on a campaign-style speech that hits a few key bragging points.

“I want Indiana to continue to be a state that works and help in some small way to lead this country by our example,” Pence said last week during a trip to New York City.

But some of the victories Pence is claiming aren’t quite as shiny as the governor makes them out to be.


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