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Pence has been noted for his conservative views on abortion. As a congressman, he fought against funding Planned Parenthood, and as governor of Indiana, he signed a law preventing abortions based on fetal abnormalities.

At the March today, on why Trump will pick a pro-life SCOTUS nominee: "I've long believed the country can be judged for how it cares for the most vulnerable…the unborn."

VP Mike Pence says Trump will introduce Supreme Court nominee to uphold values of late justice Antonin Scalia https://t.co/iJfE0r7EX1— NBC News (@NBCNews) January 27, 2017

On compassion: "Let this movement be known for love not anger. Let this movement be known for compassion, not confrontation."

His closer: "Be assured along with you we will not grow weary, we will not rest, until we restore a culture of life in America for ourselves and our posterity."

His tagline throughout: "Life is winning."

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In photos: D.C. and U.S. states on alert for pre-inauguration violence

National Guard troops stand behind security fencing with the dome of the U.S. Capitol Building behind them, on Jan. 16. Photo: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

Security has been stepped up in Washington, D.C., and state capitols across the U.S. as authorities brace for potential violence this weekend.

Driving the news: Following the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by some supporters of President Trump, the FBI has said there could be armed protests in D.C. and in all 50 state capitols in the run-up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration Wednesday.

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Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for COVID-19

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Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) announced on Saturday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Why it matters: Correa is the latest Democratic lawmaker to share his positive test results after last week's deadly Capitol riot. Correa did not shelter in the designated safe zone with his congressional colleagues during the siege, per a spokesperson, instead staying outside to help Capitol Police.

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