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Mike Huckabee

Michael Dale "Mike" Huckabee was the 44th Governor of Arkansas, serving from 1996 to 2007. He was a candidate in the 2008 United States Republican presidential primaries, finishing second in delegate count and third in both popular vote and number of states won (behind both John McCain and Mitt Romney). He won the Iowa Republican caucuses. Huckabee exited the race as McCain became the presumptive Republican nominee after winning the delegate winner-take-all states of Florida, California, and New York State.
Huckabee is the author of several best selling books, an ordained Southern Baptist minister, musician and a public speaker. He is also an ABC Radio political commentator. He and his wife, Janet, have been married for 36 years and have three grown children: John Mark, David, and Sarah. Janet Huckabee was an unsuccessful candidate for Arkansas Secretary of State in 2002.
Huckabee currently hosts the Fox News Channel talk show Huckabee. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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White receives endorsement from Mike Huckabee
2014-04-07
Former presidential candidate and Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee has endorsed Woody White for the Seventh Congressional District seat. In a release from White's campaign, Huckabee is quoted as saying: “I've known Woody for years, and I can tell you ...
(Port City Daily)
  1. Mike Huckabee endorses Woody White in 7th Congressional District
  2. Mike Huckabee endorses Woody White for Congress
  3. Mike Huckabee endorses Woody White in 7th Congressional District

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Poll: Mike Huckabee leads 2016 GOP hopefuls
2014-01-29
In the wake of his “Uncle Sugar” comments at the Republican National Committee Winter Meeting, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has taken the lead in a hypothetical 2016 Republican primary, according to a new poll. Huckabee gained 3 points in the ...
(Politico)
  1. Mike Huckabee Vows to Keep Talking About Women's Libidos -- Awesome!
  2. Huck Up: Mike Huckabee Now Leads GOP Primary Field
  3. Mike Huckabee leads 2016 GOP contenders in new poll

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Mike Huckabee backtracks from support of Sen. Lindsey Graham
2014-01-03
It looked like an endorsement and sounded like an endorsement but Mike Huckabee is backtracking now from his support of Lindsey Graham, insisting he did not mean to back the South Carolina Senator even though he appeared in a TV ad singing the ...
(New York Daily News)
  1. ELECTION 2014: Mike Huckabee appearance in Lindsey Graham video 'not an ...
  2. Mike Huckabee And Nikki Haley Do The “Lindsey Graham Shuffle”
  3. Mike Huckabee: Lindsey Graham ad not an endorsement

2013
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POLITICS: Mike Huckabee leads poll of SC GOP voters for 2016, Lindsey ...
2013-12-09
COLUMBIA — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who will get a visit from S.C. pastors later this week, led a pool of 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls among Palmetto State Republican voters, according to new poll. Huckabee, who ran for president in 2008 ...
(The State)
  1. Religious right pushes Huckabee to run in 2016
  2. Poll: Huckabee leads GOP presidential field in South Carolina
  3. South Carolina Hearts … Huckabee?

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Anti-Gay Alternative to Boy Scouts Launches, with Bush Impersonator and Mike ...
2013-09-09
More than 1,000 people including Governor Mike Huckabee attended a launch event in Nashville over the weekend for Trail Life USA, the group formed after the Boy Scouts began admitting gay scouts. If you'll remember, the group was founded by anti-gay ...
(Towleroad)
  1. Trail Life USA, an alternative to the Boy Scouts launches
  2. Faith-Based Alternative to Boy Scouts Emerges
  3. New Scouting Organization Launches, Will Not Admit “Boys Who Act Like Girls”

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Panhandle developer pleads guilty in Mike Huckabee's false campaign reports
2013-02-12
TALLAHASSEE — Panhandle developer Jay Odom pleaded guilty Tuesday to causing presidential candidate Mike Huckabee to file false campaign reports in 2007. A second charge of laundering $23,000 in contributions to Huckabee will be dropped by ...
(Tampabay.com)
  1. Developer pleads guilty in election fraud scheme
  2. Odom pleads guilty to federal election violation
  3. Panhandle developer pleads guilty over Mike Huckabee's false campaign reports

2012
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Rankin (4)
2012-04-17
Poll: Cotton, Rankin even in 4th District GOP congressional race (Arkansas News Bureau)
Mike Huckabee’s push for Beth Anne Rankin (Arkansas News Bureau)
Rankin speaks at local rally (El Dorado News-Times)
Excerpt: The poll also showed respondents were split on whether former Gov. Mike Huckabee’s endorsement of a candidate in the Republican race would influence their vote. Fifty percent said it would and 50 percent said it would not make any... (Read article)

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Vice President (4)
2012-04-15
Mitt Romney's vice president search expected to be careful, methodical (McClatchy)
Sarah Palin for Vice President -- Again (YAHOO!)
Huckabee Likes Rubio For Vice President (Personal Liberty Digest)
Excerpt: Those weaknesses, Whalen said, suggest that Romney might lean toward a choice such as former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a proven vote-getter with strong appeal to evangelical voters. Berry figured Romney is likely to go one of two ways... (Read article)

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Rush Limbaugh (4)
2012-02-09
Can Mike Huckabee Dethrone Rush Limbaugh On Talk Radio? (The Business Insider, The Business Insider)
Rush Limbaugh sounds off on Clint Eastwood Super Bowl Ad (Reuters)
Rush Limbaugh’s new competitor: Mike Huckabee (Cincinnati.com)
Excerpt: Huckabee's people have just announced a new radio show in partnership with Cumulus Media that airs directly against Rush Limbaugh in the 12-3 PM ET hours.  Huckabee is downplaying any rivalry with Rush. “I don’t feel like I’m a... (Read article)

2011
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Remains (4)
2011-12-27
Huckabee dismisses draft, but remains a force in Iowa (Times and Democrat)
Byron York: Huckabee remains a force in Iowa but resists entering the race (MLive.com)
York: Huckabee remains a force in Iowa (Lowell Sun)
Excerpt: So it wasn't just any movie. The film was "The Gift of Life," a pro-life manifesto produced by Citizens United and narrated by former GOP presidential candidate -- and 2008 Iowa caucus winner -- Mike Huckabee. Iowa conservatives, 1,200 of them, packed Hoyt... (Read article)

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Farmers Meeting (6)
2011-11-29
Bentley, Huckabee highlight Alabama farmers meeting (Montgomery Advertiser, Opelika Auburn News)
Bentley, Huckabee Highlight Ala. Farmers Meeting (msnbc.com, msnbc.com)
Bentley, Huckabee highlight farmers meeting (News-Courier)
Excerpt: MOBILE — The 90th anniversary meeting of the Alabama Farmers Federation starting Sunday in Mobile will feature Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Federation President Jerry Newby says Bentley will speak Sunday afternoon and Huckabee will address the group... (Read article)

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Stewart out at Secretary (4)
2011-06-13
Alice Stewart Resigns from Arkansas Secretary of State Office to Work For Michele Bachmann (Arkansas Business)
Alice Stewart out at secretary of state (Arkansas News Bureau)
Alice Stewart departs secretary of state for Bachmann (Arkansas Times)
Excerpt: The chief spokeswoman for Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin resigned on Monday to take a job as national press secretary for U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign, the latest departure from an office that has faced questions over transparency and... (Read article)

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Huckabee wins Kansas and Louisiana
2008-02-09
U.S. presidential candidate Mike Huckabee won Saturday's GOP caucuses in Kansas and Louisiana, CNN reported earlier. Huckabee, a former minister and governor of Arkansas, trailed party frontrunner John McCain by nearly 500 delegates at the beginning of the day. Kansas has pledged 36 delegates to the winner of today's contest.
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Mitt Romney suspends his United States presidential campaign, McCain and Huckabee remain fighting for GOP nomination
2008-02-07
- Former Massachusetts governor and presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, 60, has announced his intentions to "suspend" his presidential bid. Romney spent millions of his own money during the campaign.
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Huckabee, Obama win Iowa caucuses
2008-01-04
Former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee, an ordained Southern Baptist minister, won the Iowa Republican caucus, receiving 34% from Republican caucus goers. Huckabee beat out 6 other Republican candidates in the often turbulent campaign. As of 10:10 pm local Central Time the standings were Mike Huckabee (34%), Mitt Romney (25%), Fred Thompson (13%), John McCain (13%), Ron Paul (10%), Rudy Giuliani (4%), and Duncan Hunter (1%).
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