April 21, 2011 |
Mike Huckabee is siding with Michelle Obama over Glenn Beck after the conservative talk show host jabbed him for his "bigger government tendencies. " On his HuckPAC web site Thursday , the former Arkansas governor defends his support for the first lady's "Let's Move!" anti-obesity initiative, which he says is about personal responsibility and "not the government literally taking candy from a baby's mouth. " "I'm no fan of her husband's policies for sure, but I have appreciated her efforts that Beck misrepresented -- either out of ignorance or out of a deliberate attempt to distort them to create yet another 'boogey man' hiding in the closet that he and only he can see," Huckabee writes.
May 11, 2011 |
Usually, potential presidential aspirants seek cash before waging a campaign. Mike Huckabee wants your prayers. To that end, a new website has been launched seeking divine inspiration for the former Arkansas governor, called www.prayforhuckabee.com . "As many of you know, I am prayerfully considering an important decision about seeking the office of president in the 2012 election. I am asking for God's guidance now, and I humbly ask that you would join me in prayer as I seek to discern His will for my life," Huckabee writes on the page.
April 9, 2012 |
In the wake of the controversy facing conservative radio icon Rush Limbaugh, with the calls for his advertisers to depart his program, for radio stations to pull his show and for conservatives to distance themselves from his rhetoric, Mike Huckabee -- the former Arkansas governor and onetime presidential candidate -- is throwing his hat into the ring Monday and directly facing Limbaugh on the airwaves. Huckabee's three-hour show will debut on nearly 200 stations, lining up alongside Limbaugh on the 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. time slot from Monday to Friday.
August 29, 2012 |
TAMPA, Fla. - Mike Huckabee, a one-time bitter rival of Mitt Romney who once questioned his Mormon faith, gave a glowing endorsement of the GOP presidential nominee on Wednesday, saying that his loyalty and experience in business, government and the Olympics make him the ideal person to right the nation's economic straits. “Let me say to you tonight, I care far less as to where Mitt Romney takes his family to church than I do about where he takes this country,” Huckabee told thousands gathered here for the Republican National Convention.
December 3, 2009
According to many pundits, the four police officers shot to death Sunday in Parkland, Wash., aren't the only victims of alleged killer Maurice Clemmons. Also wounded in the attack, perhaps fatally, was Mike Huckabee's political career. Huckabee, a presidential candidate last year who was considered a front-runner for the Republican nomination in 2012, is one of the reasons Clemmons was on the street Sunday. While governor of Arkansas in 2000, Huckabee commuted Clemmons' 108-year sentence.
February 23, 2011 |
Potential Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee gave an impassioned defense Wednesday of his decision to commute the sentence of an Arkansas man who, years later, murdered four police officers in a Seattle-area coffee shop. The 2009 shooting has been described as a potentially disqualifying vulnerability for Huckabee, who told a group of reporters that he is “seriously contemplating” another presidential run. In 2008, the former Arkansas governor finished second to eventual nominee John McCain in the competition for national convention delegates.