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The Huckabee Forum: A Constitutional Challenge

Anthony D. Romero | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics
Anthony D. Romero

I sent the following letter to Governor Huckabee today urging him to ensure that a genuine and thoughtful conversation about the Constitution and our civil liberties takes center stage

Mike Huckabee's Exit Further Widens GOP Presidential Field

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 07.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mike Huckabee's decision to forgo a shot at the presidency further muddies the field for a worthy Republican challenger to Presiden...

Mike Huckabee Announcing 2012 Plans On Show

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 07.14.2011 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Saturday he won't seek the Republican presidential nomination, choosing to stick wit...

Jon Ward

Mike Huckabee Pushes Back Against Reports He Won't Run For President, Announces Deadline For Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee kept the political world guessing Friday as to whether he’ll run for president, saying that anyone...

Mike Huckabee Teases ‘Very Important' Announcement

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Mike Huckabee always had an eye for business opportunities. As governor of Arkansas, he churned out books on topics ranging ...

Mike Huckabee Concerned Republicans Could 'Balkanize Themselves'

Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

One day following the first Republican presidential primary debate of the election season on Thursday night, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee wa...

GOP Presidential Field For 2012 Maintains Foreign Policy Void

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The daring nighttime raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan draws a sharp contrast between President Barack Obama and a field...

Mike Huckabee Calls Himself A 'Gun-Clinger And God-Clinger'

AP | Posted 07.01.2011 | Politics

PITTSBURGH — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee called himself a "gun-clinger and a God-clinger" but didn't come close to saying whether he'll b...

Jon Ward

Reports Of Mike Huckabee's Demise In South Carolina End Up Supporting Idea He Actually Will Run

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- A South Carolina political blog reported Wednesday that former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee had decided not to run for president in 201...

Huckabee Flying High In Polls, But On Fence For 2012

Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Mike Huckabee is riding high in the polls, but he could be running out of time to make up his mind on a run for ...

Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Nearly Invisible On Key Issue

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are pressing ahead with one of the most ambitious and risky long-term spending agendas in memory, yet the dozen or so potent...

Mike Huckabee Praises Potential Presidential Rival

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

CLINTON, Miss. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Monday it will be at least this summer before he decides whether to run for president a...

One Issue That Could Prove Major Stumbling Block For Potential Presidential Hopefuls

TIME | Michael Scherer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

But [Jon] Huntsman is far from the only 2012 GOP contender who will have to explain past support for confronting climate change on the campaign trail....

Growing Evangelical Clout Shaping 2012 Debate In Key Primary State

AP | MIKE GLOVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican presidential candidates take note: the clout of social and religious conservatives is growing in politically crucial I...

What Sets These Two Potential Presidential Hopefuls Apart From The Rest?

Gallup | Frank Newport | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee leads the field of possible GOP presidential candidates in "positive intensity" among Republicans nationwide with a...

Mike Huckabee's Week Of Gaffes — A Stumble Or A Ploy?

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Were Mike Huckabee's recent gaffes enough to doom any presidential ambitions he still harbors? A calculated play for the Rep...

Jason Linkins

Mike Huckabee Seeks Clarification On Whether His Mau Mau Uprising Comments Were Dumb Or Not

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over at Mediaite, Mark Joyella runs down the highlights of an interview that presidential aspirant Mike Huckabee gave on Sirius Radio's POTUS channel,...

George Will: Huckabee, Gingrich Delusional For 2012, Diminishing GOP

The Washington Post | George F. Will | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If pessimism is not creeping on little cat's feet into Republicans' thinking about their 2012 presidential prospects, that is another reason for pessi...

Huckabee: Chris Matthews Getting Ready To Pull A Charlie Sheen

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee continued his war of words against MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews Tuesday, comparing him to actor Charlie Sheen, who h...

Haley Barbour & Mike Huckabee: A Tale Of Two Souths

Politics Daily | Suzi Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As a Republican in a region that has been trending Reagan red since the 1980s, Huckabee could do very well in a 2012 presidential GOP Southern primary...

Huckabee: Birther Issue Is 'Nonsense'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Monday that birthers are wasting "time and energy" with their insistence that President Obama was not actually...

Tim Pawlenty Steps Onto Mike Huckabee's Turf

Politics Daily | Suzi Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arkansas doesn't have the political star power of Iowa or New Hampshire, but that isn't stopping potential 2012 presidential hopefuls from visiting. ...

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

Politics Daily | Mark I. Pinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There appear to be some geographic fissures in Huckabee and Palin's populist base. Palin draws her largest and most enthusiastic crowds in the midwest...

Mike Huckabee Could Be A Force In 2012, But Wants Some Respect In Pervading Presidential Buzz

Politico | Jonathan Martin and Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dial down the deafening Sarah Palin buzz for just a moment: The most consequential decision in the 2012 Republican presidential sweepstakes could be w...

Mike Huckabee Blasts Elitism

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Arkansas governor and potential 2012 GOP contender Mike Huckabee spoke out bitterly Wednesday against what he perceives as elitism in the proce...