Mike Pence’s Chicago Ties: His Irish Grandfather Settled On South Side

chicago.cbslocal.com | 7/15/2016 | Staff
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(CBS) – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence was raised in the Hoosier state, but he says he has a strong, personal connection to Chicago.

WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports from the Loop.

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Pence says his grandfather emigrated to the U.S. from Ireland in 1923 and came to Chicago, where he drove a bus for 40 years.

In a speech to the City Club of Chicago in December 2014, he said his parents grew up on the South Side.

“It’s very personal...
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