Mike Pence. (WISH photo)
Updated: Monday, 08 Nov 2010, 2:27 PM EST
Published : Monday, 08 Nov 2010, 11:02 AM EST
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Representative Mike Pence is giving new clues into what may lie ahead for his political career.
He told reporters this weekend that he has a lot on his plate right now, but he will be making some key decisions in January.
"Well let me say we've been very humbled by the encouragement that we've received to seek higher office, from people back in Indiana and around the country. But now that I've set aside my duties in the Republican conference, we're going to take the next several months to prayerfully consider what might be next for our little family,” said Pence.
Last week, Pence announced he was stepping down from his post as the GOP Conference Chairman.
Tea Party-backed Congresswoman Michele Bachmann of Minnesota and Congressman Jeb Hensarling of Texas are in line to take that role.
Some legal experts say an Indiana Supreme Court justice should recuse himself …