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    Former Indiana Governor and Congressman Michael Pence was formally nominated to be nominee Donald Trump's Vice President, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced on Tuesday evening.

    CLEVELAND (Sputnik) — Following the voice vote for Pence, Republican Convention chairman and House Speaker Paul Ryan officially announced the 2016 Republican ticket as Trump-Pence.

    "I am proud to announce that Governor Michael Pence has the overwhelming support of this convention to be the next vice president of the United States," McConnell said after delegates cast a voice vote in support of Pence's nomination.

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