Tagged: mike huckabee

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.

A Look at Presidential Candidates' Fundraising Reports

by Associated Press 7/16/2015 7:10 am

Presidential candidates including Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mike Huckabee are filing their initial fundraising reports on Wednesday, offering a glimpse at how they're raising and spending money.

Asa Hutchinson: Despite Remarks on Mexicans, Trump Welcome in Arkansas

by Associated Press 7/16/2015 7:01 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday he disagrees with Donald Trump's controversial comments regarding immigrants, but says the businessman and presidential hopeful is still welcome at the state GOP's fundraiser this weekend.

Mike Huckabee, Allies Raise $8M for Presidential Contest

by Associated Press 7/15/2015 6:46 am

Republican former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has raised $2 million for his 2016 presidential run, his campaign says, while outside groups helping him collected $6 million.

Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee Compete for Evangelical Votes

by Associated Press 7/6/2015 7:04 am

Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee went head-to-head for evangelical votes this weekend, telling a congregation in Georgia that God favors the U.S. but warning that the nation is on a perilous spiritual path.

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.