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Mike Huckabee Faces Favorable 2012 Outlook, Though Still Faces Potential Hurdles

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There appear to be some geographic fissures in Huckabee and Palin's populist base. Palin draws her largest and most enthusiastic crowds in the midwestern heartland. But Huckabee seems to be preferred in the Sunbelt suburbs, particularly among college-educated, evangelical men in the managerial sector.

This is especially true here in Arkansas, where the first thing out of the mouth of anyone asked about Huckabee - like the flea market concessionaires - is how much more qualified the hometown boy is than Palin. And they can be harsh.

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