Tagged: mike huckabee

Mike Huckabee Backs Tom Cotton's Bid for US Senate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/26/2014 7:33 am

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee accused U.S. Senate Democratic leaders of obstruction on Monday as he campaigned in his home state for Republican Tom Cotton, backing a candidate who has the support of conservative groups with whom he's tangled over the years.

Mike Huckabee Visits Arkansas Amid GOP Election Push

by Associated Press 8/25/2014 8:28 am

Amid a Republican push for its candidates as the 2014 election cycle enters its home stretch, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is returning to the state.

Mike Huckabee: 'Stop the Fight' Over Common Core

by Associated Press 8/22/2014 12:24 pm

Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday. The position puts him at odds with a significant bloc of Republicans.

As You Hoped And/Or Feared (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/11/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas, through sheer political will that strikes me as more miraculous every day, bucked the trend of conservative states turning away federal dollars to fund health insurance for the working poor.

Give Me the Simple Life (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/4/2014 12:00 am

In “The Annual Report on Philanthropy” released last month, Giving USA reported that total charitable giving in the U.S. rose by 3.9 percent (1.5 percent when adjusted for inflation) in 2013, to a total of $335.2 billion. Religious organizations received the largest piece of that, but that was less than a third — $105.5 billion. (Down very slightly from 2012.)

Despite Name, Arkansas Casino Corp. Operator Closely Tied to Texas, Idaho

by Michael Whiteley and Mark Friedman 3/31/2014 12:00 am

As an officer of Arkansas Casino Corp., the Dallas civil trial attorney feared that what happened in 1998 would happen again. That year, the company failed to round up enough signatures to put an initiative before the voters that would allow it to operate six casinos in Arkansas as well as pave the way for a state-run lottery and legalize charitable bingo.

Mike Huckabee in Washington, Hinting at 2016 Bid

by Associated Press 3/26/2014 5:29 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told about 70 Republican House members Wednesday that he is considering another run for the White House - but that campaign cash remains a key issue for him.

Mike Huckabee: Democrats Pitch Women on Birth Control

by Associated Press 1/23/2014 4:47 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told fellow Republicans on Thursday that rival Democrats were trying to win over female voters by promising them birth control and telling them "they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of the government."

Mike Huckabee Is Building News Website Called 'The Huckabee Post'

by Lance Turner 12/17/2013 10:32 am

ABC News confirms suspicions, most recently raised by media news site Mediaite, that former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is launching a news website called "The Huckabee Post."

Mike Huckabee Is Ending His Radio Show Dec. 12

by Lance Turner 11/27/2013 2:55 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who told Politico in August that he still hadn't ruled out a presidential bid, says in Facebook post today that he's ending his syndicated radio show on Dec. 12.

Huckabee to Political Animals Club: GOP Infighting Hurts Party

by Associated Press 10/25/2013 9:34 am

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says he's worried that conservative activists are spending more energy targeting fellow Republicans than focusing on Democrats, a move he says will hurt the party going forward.

Mike Huckabee (Still) Hasn't Ruled Out 2016 Presidential Bid

by Lance Turner 9/5/2013 4:34 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee tells Politico that he hasn't ruled out a run for president in 2016. Arkansas Business checked in with Huckabee earlier this year, when he was mulling whether he'd return to his syndicated radio talk show (which Politico quickly followed up on).

Politico Follows Up With Mike Huckabee After Arkansas Business Story

by Lance Turner 5/7/2013 3:40 pm

Politico, following up on Arkansas Business reporter Kate Knable's interview (published Monday), with Mike Huckabee, finds the former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate still working out whether he'll return for another year of his eponymous radio show.

Mike Huckabee for President — Again?

by Kate Knable 5/6/2013 12:00 am

Mike Huckabee, radio and TV personality, former Arkansas governor and 2008 Republican presidential nominee, said last Monday that another run for president isn’t out of the question.

Mike Huckabee Talks TV, Radio Career, Mulls Political Future

by Kate Knable 5/6/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas Business talks to former Arkansas governor and rising media personality Mike Huckabee, who is contemplating his future, including the return on investment of his year-old syndicated radio show.

Best of Frenemies: Inside Mike Beebe and the GOP's Love-Hate Relationship (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/3/2013 2:08 pm

The partnership Gov. Mike Beebe has boasted having with the Arkansas Legislature is turning more into a love-hate relationship under Republican control. They're not sworn enemies, but not exactly best friends either. They're more like frenemies.

Alice Stewart to Host Political Radio Show on KHTE

by Lance Turner 2/20/2013 2:38 pm

Republican political operative and former KARK-TV, Channel 4, anchor Alice Stewart returns to Arkansas airwaves on Monday as the host of "The Alice Stewart Show" on KHTE-FM, 96.5, The Voice.

2012 Was a Good Year for Pulaski County Chick-fil-A Restaurants

by Kate Knable 2/11/2013 12:00 am

All of the Chick-fil-A restaurants in Little Rock and North Little Rock saw jumps in food sales after an Aug. 1 appreciation day for the fast food chain, and most of those saw growth also in total year-end numbers.

KHTE, KKSP to Change Formats; Huckabee Show Debuts Live in Little Rock

by Kate Knable 1/8/2013 9:21 am

Capital City Broadcasting is changing the formats of popular music station KHTE and news talk station KKSP.

Arkansas Election A Test of GOP Momentum in State

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/4/2012 8:15 am

With control of the Legislature and a GOP sweep of the state's four congressional seats potentially within reach, Republicans in Arkansas are heading into Tuesday's election ready to test whether the party's momentum in recent years will break what had been a reliable Democratic stronghold in the South.