Tagged: jeb bush

Low Polling Drags Mike Huckabee to Undercard Debate

by Associated Press 11/6/2015 7:33 am

Two candidates who have been part of each of the prime-time Republican debates so far, Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee, have been demoted to next week's undercard event because of low national poll numbers.

Arkansas Filing Period Begins With Huckabee First In Line

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/2/2015 5:40 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee was the first in line Monday to make his bid official as the White House hopeful helped kick off the one-week filing period in his home state for candidates in next year's election.

Insurgents vs Mainstream: CNBC Debate Highlights GOP's 2 Tracks

by Associated Press 10/29/2015 6:46 am

Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio fought for control of the Republican's establishment wing in Wednesday night's third GOP debate, as insurgent outsiders Donald Trump and Ben Carson defended the seriousness of their White House bids.

AP-GfK Poll: GOP Says Donald Trump Tops List of Electable Candidates

by Associated Press 10/26/2015 6:49 am

A majority of Republican voters view only four of their party's presidential contenders as potential general election winners, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

6 Republican 2016 Hopefuls Woo Faithful at Texas Megachurch

by Associated Press 10/19/2015 7:21 am

Six Republican presidential candidates are converging on a megachurch in suburban Dallas on Sunday, underscoring how important the evangelical vote is to many White House hopefuls.

Former President Bush Campaigning for Jeb in Arkansas

by Associated Press 9/28/2015 11:51 am

Former President George W. Bush is campaigning in northwest Arkansas to help his brother Jeb's White House bid.

Issues, Too: GOP Candidates Debate More Than Donald Trump This Time

by Associated Press 9/17/2015 7:04 am

Amid the back-and-forth bickering over Donald Trump, the Republican presidential contest took a substantive and serious turn in Wednesday's prime-time debate, with candidates wrangling over immigration, gay marriage and foreign affairs.

5 Takeaways From Wednesday's GOP Debate on CNN

by Associated Press 9/17/2015 7:01 am

Celebrity real estate mogul Donald Trump and 10 more Republican candidates for president met at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library for the party's second prime-time debate. Here's five takeaways from Wednesday night's debate.

Shifting Debate Strategies, GOP Hopefuls to Take on Trump

by Associated Press 9/16/2015 6:45 am

Donald Trump's unexpected durability has led some of his rivals to shift their strategy for Wednesday's second debate. Now their goal is to engage Trump, without inflicting any damage on their own campaigns.

5 Key Takeaways from the First GOP Debate of 2016 Campaign

by Associated Press 8/7/2015 7:37 am

The 10 leading candidates for the Republican nomination argued about issues that included immigration, taxes, health care, individual rights and foreign policy. Here are five takeaways from Thursday's debate.

Trump Jolts First GOP Debate, Rivals Scramble for Attention

by Associated Press 8/7/2015 7:35 am

A combative Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman-turned-presidential candidate, jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign by warning he might run as an independent if denied the GOP nomination.

With First Debate, GOP Looks to Narrow Vast Candidate Field

by Associated Press 8/6/2015 7:01 am

For the Republican Party, the narrowing of that vast field of presidential hopefuls begins in earnest Thursday with the first debate of the 2016 campaign.

GOP Debate Lineup: Trump, Bush, Huckabee In, Fiorina and Perry Out

by Associated Press 8/5/2015 6:48 am

It's the first really good news - and really bad news - for Republicans seeking the presidential nomination: Who's in the first prime-time debate and who's not.

In Arkansas, Donald Trump Touts Business Background

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/18/2015 8:58 am

Headlining the state Republican Party's annual Reagan Rockefeller fundraising dinner, Donald Trump repeatedly railed against President Barack Obama on issues including the Iran nuclear deal and trade policy.

A Look at Presidential Candidates' Fundraising Reports

by Associated Press 7/16/2015 7:10 am

Presidential candidates including Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mike Huckabee are filing their initial fundraising reports on Wednesday, offering a glimpse at how they're raising and spending money.

Mike Huckabee, Allies Raise $8M for Presidential Contest

by Associated Press 7/15/2015 6:46 am

Republican former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has raised $2 million for his 2016 presidential run, his campaign says, while outside groups helping him collected $6 million.

Interest Waning in Straw Poll, Iowa GOP to Discuss its Fate

by Associated Press 6/11/2015 6:52 am

As a rising number of 2016 GOP hopefuls distance themselves from Iowa's Republican Straw Poll, state party officials are set to discuss the future of the event during a Friday conference call.

Huckabee Says He Won't Come to Iowa Straw Poll

by Associated Press 5/21/2015 10:11 am

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says he won't participate in the Iowa Straw Poll, where he competed and placed second eight years ago.

Hillary Clinton Already Uniting Prospective GOP Presidential Field

by Associated Press 4/13/2015 6:53 am

Hillary Rodham Clinton made no mention of her potential Republican rivals when kicking off her second campaign for president. They didn't share her restraint.

#ARPX: What to Watch on Election Day (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford and Lance Turner 10/29/2014 4:01 pm

It's the penultimate Arkansas Business #ARPX column of 2014! Before next week’s post-election wrap-up, we’ve once again asked Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford to weigh in on what we’ve seen — and will seen — in these final days of the midterm campaign.