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Pence gives campaign-style speech to Southern Baptists

4 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

Vice President Mike Pence gave an often boastful campaign-style speech Wednesday to the closing session of the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting, winning several standing ovations even as some evangelicals criticized his appearance.
Pence repeatedly made clear that the SBC - the largest Protestant denomination in the U.S. - is viewed by him and President Donald Trump as a vital part of their conservative base heading into the midterm elections. He called the SBC "one of the greatest forces for good anywhere in America."
Pence devoted much of his speech to touting the Trump's...
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