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GOP VP candidate Mike Pence stumps in key part of Pa.

Written by Laura Benshoff/WHYY | Aug 24, 2016 5:52 AM
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FILE PHOTO: Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence listens to a cheering crowd  in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

(Piperville) -- With time to the general election ticking down, White House hopefuls are making frequent stops to Pennsylvania.

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence rallied GOP voters at two campaign stops in the all-important southeast.

Pushing a platform that includes fewer government regulations and an end to Obamacare, Pence asked the crowd of 500 or so assembled at a Bucks County manufacturer for help.

"Go find a neighbor or a friend and talk to them about what this election's all about," he said. "Pennsylvania always looms large in the national destiny, always has, always will, but it's especially true this year."

Afterwards, 20 year old Will Krajicek said he likes the Indiana governor's take on national security, but is he ready to knock on doors?

"Yes and no. A lot of my friends tend to lean left so it's kind of hard to have conversations," he said. "But, i'm definitely going to try to be more diplomatic about things."

Donald Trump's running mate also stopped to tour a manufacturing facility and get a haircut in Montgomery County.

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