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Huntsman for President

The Huntsman Campaign: Mission Accomplished

John Blumenthal | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
John Blumenthal

Because securing the 2012 nomination was never really Jon Huntsman's objective. Campaigning in the 2012 primaries was the former Utah governor's way of introducing himself.

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 ...

Sam Stein

Jon Huntsman: Palin's Tax Proposal Is A 'Great Political Bromide' That Can't Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has tried his best to carve out a niche within the Republican primary field as the one candidate who's...

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...

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...

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...

WATCH: Who Is Jon Huntsman?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY — Jon Huntsman Jr. is a high school dropout, a Harley-riding ex-governor and a diplomat whose last boss was President Barack Obama. N...

Jon Huntsman's Path To White House Starts In China

Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

BEIJING, March 2 (Reuters) - Jon Huntsman is a savvy operator who knows how to work a crowd. But it was someone in a crowd who worked Huntsman on ...

Jon Huntsman Running For President In 2012

Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman is running for president and is expected to formally announce his candidacy for the Republican presidential nominati...

Jon Huntsman Campaign Makes Mistake

The Washington Post | Philip Rucker | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics

Republican Jon Huntsman has not declared his candidacy yet, but his nascent presidential campaign-in-waiting felt some growing pain Sunday after mista...

Jon Huntsman Questions Obama's Afghanistan Policy

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Potential presidential candidate Jon Huntsman is suggesting a faster timetable for pulling U.S. troops from Afghanistan than the one la...

Huntsman Says He Would Likely Skip Key 2012 Event If He Runs

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. -- Toeing the 2012 line, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman sounded like a full-fledged White House candidate Saturday set to join the f...

Huntsman On Obama: 'We Don't Have A Personal Relationship'

Real Clear Politics | Erin McPike | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

Why would a man who criticized his own political party and accepted a job in the opposing party's administration have the audacity to think he should ...

Huntsman's Record Wields Conservative Cred, But Also May Present Challenges

AP | JOSH LOFTIN | Posted 07.29.2011 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY — Conservatives who dominate the Republican presidential nomination contests will applaud parts of Jon Huntsman's five-year recor...

Huntsman: Ditch Bickering In Name Of Patriotism

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.21.2011 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Pitching himself as a politician with international experience who would help the United States' economy rebound, former Utah Gov....

Jon Huntsman May Have Some Explaining To Do On Key Issue

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics

Jon Huntsman is gaining traction as the notably less-unelectable potential GOP presidential candidate. So far, he hasn't said or done anything (ahem, ...

Where Huntsman Will Base Campaign Should He Run In 2012

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — If former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman decides to join the Republican presidential race as expected, he would base his campaign in Orland...

The Would Be Republican Presidential Candidate Democrats Most Fear

TIME | Melinda Henneberger | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman has just proved he can keep 1,100 graduating college kids awake for 17 minutes -- and even led them in a ...