Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during a presentation Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in West Lafayette, Ind. (AP Photo/Journal & Courier, John Terhune)
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will deliver the keynote address at the Wisconsin Republican Party state convention next month.The party announced Thursday that the first-term governor will give the speech at the annual gathering on May 3.Other speakers include Wisconsin Gov. Scot Walker, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan.Pence says in a statement that he was excited to join with fellow Republicans to unite behind Walker, who is running for re-election this year. Pence says that unlike "the failed leadership in Washington, states are leading the way forward with real change and a renewed focus on the taxpayer, not on bigger government."Mary Burke is Walker's anticipated Democratic opponent. She's a former Trek Bicycle Corp. executive and state commerce secretary.
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