Tagged: mike huckabee

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.

Arkansas Election Season Kicks Off With Filing Period

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/2/2015 6:59 am

Roughly a year after Republicans completed their sweep of statewide offices in Arkansas, the 2016 campaign begins officially in the state Monday with the start of the one-week filing period for candidates.

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.

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.

Mike Huckabee Announces Arkansas Leadership Team

by Associated Press 9/28/2015 10:59 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Sen. John Boozman are chairing Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign in Arkansas as the former governor announced the support of most of the state's top officials.

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.

Huckabee: Arkansas Clerks Could Deny Gay Couple Unions

by Claudia Lauer, Associated Press 9/10/2015 12:53 pm

Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says that since the state hasn't changed its laws to accommodate same-sex marriages, county clerks could rightfully withhold licenses from gay couples.

Republican Mike Huckabee to Visit Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis in Jail

by Associated Press 9/4/2015 1:01 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is scheduled to visit a Kentucky jail next week to meet with a county clerk imprisoned because she ignored repeated court orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

Mike Huckabee Criticizes China, Trade Deals after Market Drop

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/25/2015 7:07 am

Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee accused China on Monday of reneging on trade deals and continued his push for a national sales tax.

State Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr Scrutinized Over 2011 Case

by Mark Friedman 8/10/2015 12:00 am

The favorable treatment that Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr received from his predecessor, Jay Bradford, in a 2011 dispute with Farmers Insurance Group has been criticized in court documents by another former insurance commissioner, Mike Pickens.

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.

Mike Huckabee Earned Nearly $4M from Speeches, Publishing in 2014

by Associated Press 8/2/2015 1:11 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in 2014 earned nearly $1 million from giving speeches and nearly $3 million from a publishing company that he runs, according to financial records filed Friday.

Mike Huckabee Criticizes Iran Deal as Being Similar to Holocaust

by Associated Press 7/27/2015 7:11 am

GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is sticking with his controversial criticism of the Iran nuclear deal as "marching the Israelis to the door of the oven," a reference to the Holocaust.

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.