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    In Cleveland, Pence Embraces Low-Key Contrast to Trump

    He’s got a sense of humor. Indiana Governor Mike Pence accepted the GOP’s nomination for vice president, noting Donald Trump’s “large personality” and “colorful style” before adding, “I guess he was just looking for some balance on the ticket.” His humble tact could unite movement conservatives alienated by Trump, while Newt Gingrich, Eric Trump and Scott Walker also touted the mogul Wednesday. But can Pence, virtually unknown outside his home state, make a difference? The veep hopeful was cheery about his anonymity: “For those of you who don’t know me,” he deadpanned, “that’s most of you.”

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