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Jon Huntsman for President

The Republican Quest for the Ultimate Outsider

Sandip Roy | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Sandip Roy

The most bizarre thing about the American presidential election is that everyone who wants to move into the White House spends all their time trying to emphasize how they don't really belong there.

Why Huntsman May Pull Off a Huge Upset in New Hampshire

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

What Huntsman has going for him is that Tuesday's primary is in the "Live Free or Die" state. The state where maverick voters typically march to the beat of their own drum and don't like being told how to think or who to vote for.

Huntsman: 'Nobody Cares' About Latest Romney Endorsement

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman rallied campaign volunteers Wednesday by saying he can smell success in New Hampshire – a...

Huntsman Is Like Reagan

Brent Budowsky | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Like Reagan, and unlike Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, there is a linear consistency to Huntsman's life, philosophy, career and achievements.

Liberals Our Affair With Jon Huntsman Is Over

Michelle Kraus | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

Yep, not kidding as many high net worth donors revealed their not-so-secret yearning for Huntsman while still others were willing to consider a blended to ticket with Obama/Huntsman for 2012. That went kaput.

Catherine Pearson

Mary Kaye Huntsman On Tweeting Daughters, Being The New Kid In School And Jon's 'First look'

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Jon and Mary Kaye Huntsman's daughter Liddy was 8 when she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. The chronic disease can take an intense physical and em...

Mr. Huntsman's Roots

Terrell Harris Dougan | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Terrell Harris Dougan

When your son or daughter brings home a prospective marriage partner, the questions arise in your mind right away: "Who are your people? How were you ...

First in the Nation, #FITN

Huntsman Daughters | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Huntsman Daughters

Tonight's Republican presidential debate in Nevada will in all likelihood be more frivolous discussion focused on the latest book, merits of a vaccine, or a candidate's potential to be submissive to their spouse as president.

Jon Huntsman Raises $1,000 in New Hampshire

Salem Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

Jon Huntsman is pinning his chances of winning the GOP nomination on the Granite State, even going so far as to boycott Nevada for its attempt to mess...

Michael McAuliff

Huntsman's Generous Side Doesn't Play In GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

This article is part of a series in which HuffPost is taking a close look at the charitable giving of Republican presidential candidates. How much and...

Amanda Terkel

Rick Perry Calls For Afghanistan Withdrawal

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry has been relatively silent on foreign policy, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. During the GOP debate Monday night, he said he...

Jon Huntsman Blasts Rivals As 'Fringe' Candidates With 'Zero Substance'

AP | Posted 10.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman says the U.S. is a "center-right" country politically and the public is "crying out for a sensib...

Jon Huntsman Blasts Rick Perry Over Evolution, Climate Change, Ben Bernanke Comments

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP/The Huffington Post) -- Presidential candidate Jon Huntsman is pounding away at rival Rick Perry's skepticism of manmade global warming...

Jeb Bush Jr. Endorses Jon Huntsman For President In 2012

Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

Jon Huntsman's campaign announced Wednesday that the the Republican presidential candidate has won the endorsement of Jeb Bush Jr., the 28-year-old so...

Negativity Conflicts With GOP Presidential Candidate's Persona

AP | JOSH LOFTIN | Posted 09.30.2011 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY — A diplomat to the core, Jon Huntsman is well known here as a likable guy who prefers compromise to combativeness. Niceness is s...

GOP Presidential Candidate Makes Excuses

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman is blaming his slow start on "the dog days of summer," saying he'll do better when the el...

GOP Candidate Gets Second Dose Of Bad News On Home Turf

The Washington Post | Aaron Blake | Posted 09.08.2011 | Politics

For the second time in less than a week, a former aide to ex-Utah governor Jon Huntsman who is now in Congress has distanced himself from the GOP 2012...

Huntsman Addresses Whether Mormon Faith Will Factor Into Presidential Campaign

AP | SCOTT SONNER | Posted 08.25.2011 | Politics

RENO, Nev. — Former Utah Republican Gov. Jon Huntsman said Friday that he doesn't believe his Mormon faith will be an issue in his bid for the W...

Huntsman: Obama Must Intervene In Union Fight

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. - GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman says President Barack Obama must intervene in a national labor dispute over a Boeing plant be...

Sam Stein

Jon Huntsman's Authentic Authenticity Dilemma

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- As he stood among a throng of reporters toward the end of a Continental aircraft in mid-flight from New Hampshire to New Jersey, Jon Hunts...

Huntsman Move Marks Departure From Norm In GOP Primary Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Was Utah really judged to have the best managed government in the nation, as former Gov. Jon Huntsman claimed? Close, but not quite. ...

WATCH: GOP Presidential Candidate Defends Calling Obama 'Remarkable'

Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman defended calling President Barack Obama a "remarkable leader" during an interview that aired on Fox New...

Paul Needham

Jon Huntsman In Reagan's Shadow

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- It was five minutes before Jon Huntsman Jr., former governor of Utah and former ambassador to China, was scheduled to announce th...

Sam Stein

Huntsman Explains His Relationship With Health Care Reform's 'Individual Mandate'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

EXETER, N.H. -- There has been much reporting of the fact that as Governor of Utah, Jon Huntsman held a favorable view of the individual mandate, the ...

Jon Huntsman Announces Presidential Campaign

Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman declared his candidacy for president of the United States on Tuesday in Liberty State Park, New Jersey.  "For th...