Pence to make swing through New Hampshire on eve of primary

Pence to make swing through New Hampshire on eve of primary
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Vice President Pence will travel to New Hampshire on Monday, the day before the state's primary election. 

The White House announced Friday that Pence will be participating in a bus tour from Portsmouth and ending in Manchester, N.H.

In Portsmouth, he will attend a “Cops for Trump” event and he will then join President TrumpDonald John TrumpHR McMaster says president's policy to withdraw troops from Afghanistan is 'unwise' Cast of 'Parks and Rec' reunite for virtual town hall to address Wisconsin voters Biden says Trump should step down over coronavirus response MORE at his Keep America Great Rally in Manchester. 

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On Thursday, Second Lady Karen PenceKaren Sue PenceThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden, Pence elbow bump at NYC Sept. 11 ceremony The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by National Industries for the Blind - Trump seeks to flip 'Rage' narrative; Dems block COVID-19 bill Pentagon, Trump, Biden to mark 9/11 anniversary MORE visited Nashua, N.H., where she told supporters "this is going to be a close race," referring to the November general election. 

Democratic presidential candidates are also barnstorming through New Hampshire ahead of the primary on Tuesday. Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersMcConnell accuses Democrats of sowing division by 'downplaying progress' on election security The Hill's Campaign Report: Arizona shifts towards Biden | Biden prepares for drive-in town hall | New Biden ad targets Latino voters Why Democrats must confront extreme left wing incitement to violence MORE (I-Vt.) currently leads most polls, though South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegBogeymen of the far left deserve a place in any Biden administration Overnight Defense: Woodward book causes new firestorm | Book says Trump lashed out at generals, told Woodward about secret weapons system | US withdrawing thousands of troops from Iraq A socially and environmentally just way to fight climate change MORE got a major boost after virtually tying Sanders in this week's caucuses in Iowa, which were marred by inconsistencies in reporting that have cast doubt on the results.

Trump is not expected to face a significant primary challenge. Former Rep. Joe WalshJoe WalshSunday shows preview: Protests continue over shooting of Blake; coronavirus legislation talks remain at impasse Republicans officially renominate Trump for president Tucker Carlson responds to guest correcting pronunciation of Kamala Harris's name: 'So what?' MORE (R-Ill.) ended his primary bid against Trump on Friday, leaving former Massachusetts Gov. Bill WeldWilliam (Bill) WeldRalph Gants, chief justice of Massachusetts supreme court, dies at 65 The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden visits Kenosha | Trump's double-voting suggestion draws fire | Facebook clamps down on election ads Biden picks up endorsements from nearly 100 Republicans MORE as the only Republican primary challenger.