Tagged: mike huckabee

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.

#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.

Clintonmania vs. Huckapalooza in Arkansas Contests

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 10/26/2014 8:33 pm

In the rock-star world of Arkansas politics, it's Clintonmania vs. Huckapalooza.

Mike Huckabee Campaigns for Republicans in Arkansas

by Associated Press 10/9/2014 5:00 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is campaigning for Republicans on his home turf, finding that a political landscape that had been dominated by Democrats since Reconstruction is now a two-party state.

First Conversation with Arkansas Governors Set for Saturday with David Pryor

by Lee Hogan 10/1/2014 2:16 pm

The Central Arkansas Library System is hosting the first talk in a series, Conversations with Arkansas Governors, on Saturday with former Gov. David Pryor. The series plans to sit down for an in-depth conversation with previous governors of Arkansas and the future governor of the state.

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.