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Huckabee: Confederate Battle Flag Should be Up to State

by Associated Press 6/22/2015 7:13 am

Republican Mike Huckabee and other GOP presidential contenders are staying clear of the Confederate flag debate in South Carolina, saying it's an issue that should be decided by the state, not the federal government.

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.

In Little Rock, Mike Huckabee Downplays Comments on Transgender People

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/4/2015 7:20 am

Downplaying a joke he made earlier this year about transgender people, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said Wednesday that he believes voters are more concerned about his thoughts on other issues such as the economy.

Earlier '16 Primary Changes Arkansas' Politics (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/1/2015 7:13 am

Arkansas' latest experiment with moving up the state's primaries could change the state's political dynamics, at least temporarily, in a way that detractors say won't be welcome.

Lawmakers Approve Moving Arkansas' Primaries to March

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/28/2015 3:23 pm

Arkansas lawmakers have given final legislative approval to move the state's primaries from May to March next year, a move that supporters argue will give the state a greater say in who the presidential nominees are.

TLC Pulls Duggar Family Series Amid Misconduct Reports

by Associated Press 5/22/2015 3:16 pm

TLC says it has pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against Josh Duggar from when he was a juvenile.

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.

Mike Huckabee's Influence Seen in State's Politics (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/11/2015 7:03 am

Touting himself as an outsider as he launched his second bid for the Republican presidential nomination, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is relying on many of the same themes that helped him first get elected 22 years ago.

Mike Huckabee, the Other Man from Hope, Opens 2016 Run

by Associated Press 5/5/2015 11:02 am

Declaring Tuesday that he can bring "the kind of change that truly can get America from hope to higher ground," former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee declared his Republican candidacy in the hometown he shares with former President Bill Clinton.

A Quick Look at the Life, Career of Mike Huckabee

by Associated Press 5/5/2015 7:06 am

Mike Huckabee, the preacher turned politician turned media personality, is entering the 2016 Republican presidential nomination race. Here's some key things to know about him.

In Hope, Mike Huckabee Poised to Launch 2nd White House Bid

by Associated Press 5/5/2015 7:04 am

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is preparing another bid for the Republican presidential nomination, eight years after his first run.

Huckabee to Share 2016 Plans in Hope, Arkansas, on May 5

by Associated Press 4/20/2015 7:06 am

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says he will tell supporters on May 5 in the hometown he shares with former President Bill Clinton whether or not he will seek the Republican presidential nomination.

Mike Huckabee Calls for Tougher Immigration Oversight

by Associated Press 3/9/2015 6:52 am

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says the United States should better restrict illegal immigration and seek to gauge why people want to move here.

Hutchinson Straddles Issue with Unsigned Law (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/1/2015 1:43 pm

By letting a measure become law without his signature to prohibit local governments from expanding anti-discrimination protections, Gov. Asa Hutchinson is straddling the debate over a proposal being cast as endorsing bias against gays and lesbians.

Mike Huckabee's Challenge: Reaching Beyond Cultural Conservatives

by Associated Press 2/23/2015 8:49 am

"I think everyone understands where this is headed," Mike Huckabee says after signing books in metro Atlanta. After all, he joked, he didn't recently leave his own Fox News Channel show "because I want to spend Saturdays at home."

Mike Beebe's Legacy Linked to Health Care (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Associated Press 1/5/2015 9:01 am

During his successful bid for governor in 2006, Mike Beebe rarely mentioned health care in a campaign that often focused on school funding and tax cuts. As he's preparing to leave office, the two-term Democrat is finding that his legacy could be shaped by the issue.

Mike Huckabee Leaving Fox News Ahead of 2016 Decision

by Associated Press 1/4/2015 2:59 pm

TV host and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says he is leaving his Fox News talk show as he considers whether to seek the Republican nomination for president, a decision he expects to reach in the spring.

Joe Thompson To Leave Surgeon General Post; John Selig Asked to Stay at DHS

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2014 2:18 pm

Arkansas Surgeon General Joe Thompson said Tuesday he will not serve in the role under Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson.

The Washington Post: Mike Huckabee Eyeing Another White House Bid

by Lee Hogan 11/12/2014 3:18 pm

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee is said to be scheduling meetings with prominent GOP donors and looking for a possible campaign headquarters in Little Rock to position himself for another run at the White House in 2016, according to an article from The Washington Post on Wednesday.

Mike Huckabee Taking 'Huckabee Report' Independent

by Lee Hogan 11/7/2014 9:01 am

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee has announced he will independently syndicate his three-times-daily radio report, "The Huckabee Report," that currently airs on more than 500 affiliates.

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