Pence family hosts campaign rally

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    Gregory Pence talks about his brother vice presidential candidate Gov. Mike Pence during a Trump-Pence rally at the Exit 76 Antique Mall in Edinburgh, Ind., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. Around 70 supporters attended the rally held by the Pence family and members of the Trump-Pence Indiana campaign. Mike Wolanin | The Republic

    EDINBURGH, Ind. — While always introduced as the Indiana governor and GOP vice presidential candidate, Gregory Pence says most Americans now talk about his brother in an entirely different way these days.

    “They want to talk more about the celebrity than the issues,” Gregory Pence said as more 70 people were arriving late Tuesday morning outside his Exit 76 Antique Mall for a mini Trump-Pence rally.

    That’s frustrating for Mike Pence, the Columbus native who has been attempting to tell supporters what a Donald Trump administration would do during its first 100 days, his brother said. But the national crowds, as well as the media, don’t seem interested in such details,¬†Gregory Pence said.

    “They are interested in the buzz they saw on TV today,” Gregory Pence said. “Drama is what people are most interested in.”

    Read more in Wednesday’s edition of The Republic.

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    Mark Webber is a reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at mwebber@therepublic.com or 812-379-5636.