Tagged: mike huckabee

Horne Forms Company to Run Pine Bluff Radio Stations

by Kyle Massey 3/29/2018 3:56 pm

Bluff City Radio LLC, the chain of stations owned by Paul Coates and former Gov. Mike Huckabee, has reached a deal for PB Radio LLC to operate its four properties in Jefferson County.

Government Reorganization Push Faces Pitfalls (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/19/2018 6:48 am

Promising to cut in half the number of agencies answering to him, Gov. Asa Hutchinson is hoping to emulate a Democratic governor who later defeated him in his first bid for statewide office. He's also trying to avoid the pitfalls faced by former Gov. Mike Huckabee.

Access to Arkansas Information Isn't Always Simple (Kelly P. Kissel Analysis)

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 12/26/2017 7:31 am

Government secrecy was a big winner in Arkansas during 2017. But open records advocates say the 50th anniversary for Arkansas' Freedom of Information Act could have been worse.

Arkansas Political Operative Becomes White House Spokesman

by Associated Press 10/13/2017 1:04 pm

President Donald Trump's newest press team addition has ties in Arkansas.

Firms Must Pay $32.M for Robocalls for Religious-Themed Film

by Associated Press 9/7/2017 2:37 pm

A federal judge in St. Louis on Thursday ordered a Virginia man and his companies to pay $32.4 million in damages for improper robocalls narrated by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee that promoted a religious-themed movie.

PR Man Among Women, Aaron Sadler Tells a Human Story

by Kyle Massey 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Sadler chuckles at the idea that he broke the glass ceiling — in reverse — at Ghidotti Communications in Little Rock.

Rex Nelson, Who's Done it All, Is Back as a Face of the D-G

by Kyle Massey 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Rex Nelson is "home again," doing what he likes best. "That's traveling around and writing about Arkansas," he says.

Obama was Unpopular in Arkansas, but Legacy Hazy (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/22/2017 12:09 pm

Barack Obama left the White House on Friday with a low approval rating in Arkansas. His legacy, after eight years in office, is hazy as Donald Trump begins serving as the nation's 45th president.

Arkansas Republicans Eye New Clout Under Trump (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/28/2016 6:54 am

For the first time since their takeover of Arkansas' statewide and federal offices, the state's Republicans will also see their party in control of the White House and Congress next year. They're hoping that translates into new clout for the state.

Arkansas' Delegation Relishes Spotlight at GOP Convention

by Associated Press 7/18/2016 7:01 am

With three of its top political figures tapped for primetime speeches, Arkansas Republicans heading to the GOP's national convention will have a much higher profile than it did when it was a Democratic stronghold.

Some Top Arkansas Republicans Not Sold on Donald Trump (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/9/2016 6:53 am

After eight years of forcing state Democrats to keep their party's standard bearer at arm's length, top Arkansas Republicans are now grappling with a presumptive nominee who wasn't their first, second or even last choice.

Arkansas Up for Grabs After Huckabee Exit (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/7/2016 11:09 am

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee's exit from the presidential race could expose where the rifts lie in the Arkansas GOP.

Marco Rubio Picks Up Endorsements from Arkansas Leaders

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/3/2016 6:53 am

Two Arkansas congressmen and the state's lieutenant governor backed Marco Rubio for the Republican presidential nomination Wednesday, two days after former Gov. Mike Huckabee ended his White House bid.

After Huckabee Exits, Arkansas Republicans Looking for New Presidential Candidate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/2/2016 2:58 pm

With favorite son and former Gov. Mike Huckabee no longer an option, top Republicans in Arkansas said Tuesday they're weighing which of the other candidates to support in the presidential race.

Mike Huckabee Ends His 2nd Bid for President

by Associated Press 2/2/2016 6:46 am

Mike Huckabee ended his second campaign for the White House on Monday amid a dismal showing in the Iowa caucuses that he won in his first bid eight years ago.

Huckabee Among Underdog Candidates Seeking Winter Miracle

by Associated Press 1/12/2016 6:44 am

For the longshots sprinting across Iowa and New Hampshire before the Feb. 1 caucuses, one thing keeps them fired up: the prospect of a political upset.

Dale Bumpers Death Marks End of Era in Arkansas (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/10/2016 3:54 pm

Dale Bumpers' death marks the end of an era in Arkansas and serves as a reminder of a not-so-distant time when voters could be won over by face-to-face politicking and impassioned speeches.

Tom Mars Joins Friday Eldredge & Clark

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2015 2:28 pm

Friday Eldredge & Clark of Little Rock announced Tuesday that Tom Mars will join the firm as senior counsel on Jan. 1.

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.