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Saturday, August 9, 2014

Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 07:45:00

Huckabee works Iowa; gigs Rand Paul; sidesteps Obama impeachment remark

Mike Huckabee is working Religious Right roots in Iowa with an eye on 2016. He worked in a dig at Rand Paul's recent repositioning on Republican campaign issues. He also did some Huckstering on his remarks about Obama impeachment.

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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 06:33:00

See Europe with Mike Huckabee

CBN News brings word of a financial and political outreach by Mike Huckabee. He's peddling a trip to Europe — aimed at evangelical pastors from early Republican primary states Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire and South Carolina. CBN's David Brody sees this as the Huckster building backing for a potential 2016 presidential run (not to mention a little something to help fill the ol' Huck coffers.)

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 20:37:00

Huckabee compares opposing same-sex marriage to fighting the Nazis

Mike Huckabee tries to appropriate Martin Luther King's Letter of Birmingham in service of fighting against same-sex marriage, analogizing those who stand against gay marriage to those who oppose the Nazis.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:20:00

Mike Huckabee continues his Superhypothetical run

Mark Leibovich coined a term to describe Huckabee and his ilk in a recent New York Times magazine story: the Superhypothetical, "those professional noncandidates whose franchises depend largely on people speculating about what they might run for and their own willingness to engage in public indecision about it (all while assuring us, of course, that they are flattered and humbled by our interest)."

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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 07:57:00

Mike Huckabee: It's always about the money

Mike Huckabee, the Florida tax exile, is drawing critical attention for the sketchy businesses that pay him to advertise on his widely circulated e-mail blasts. Don't hold HIM responsible for any charlatans you might encounter, says the Huckster.

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 12:03:00

Huckabee plans book, said to be tied to 2016 presidential run

The Washington Examiner reports that Mike Huckabee has signed a book deal with St. Martin's Press for a book, "God, Guns, Grits and Gravy." It's said to be a policy prescription from the Huck to be issued in late 2015 as a platform for a presidential run in 2016.

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 16:50:00

Mike Huckabee steps in it on birth control; fits with Tom Cotton's anti-woman politics

Mike Huckabee lit up the blogosphere today with one of his carefully crafted provocative lines.

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Monday, January 6, 2014

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 06:14:00

Huckabee: Again with the Nazis in case of brain-dead teen

Shades of Terri Schiavo. Politicians are again rushing to capitalize on the awful dilemmas facing families with hopeless medical c

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Sunday, December 22, 2013

Sunday, December 22, 2013 - 14:19:00

Foxy Huckabee up to 50-50 on a 2016 presidential bid; walks the line on Duck Dynasty

Fox News invited Fox talker Mike Huckabee on TV Sunday and he gave them a headline: His chances of running again for president in 2016 are up to 50-50.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 06:16:00

Huckabee's son confirms Huckabee Post report

David Huckabee, son of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, confirms to ABC news that his father plans the startup of an on-line news operation, the Huckabee Post, after the first of the year.

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Sunday, December 15, 2013

Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 08:36:00

Huckabee: About that Iowa propulsion theory

A Huckabee 2016 presidential bid rests first on the notion that he'd again do well in the Religious Right-driven Iowa caucuses, a lift to his 2008 campaign effort. 

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Friday, December 13, 2013

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 07:00:00

Huckabee: Just wants a little respect

Mike Huckabee gave an interview last night to the New York Times' Jonathan Martin in which he continued to float his interest in making another presidential run in 2016.

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Monday, December 9, 2013

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 15:50:00

Huckabee, religious zealots to gather in Little Rock for American Renewal Project conference

Former Bro. Gov. Mike Huckabee returns to Little Rock on Friday to serve as the keynote speaker at an extremist evangelical conference at the Statehouse Convention Center. Pastors from Iowa and South Carolina plan to meet with Huckabee to talk about him running for president in 2016

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 15:09:00

Huckabee radio show to end

Say it ain't so. The year-and-a-half old "The Mike Huckabee Radio Show" will end Dec. 12.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 15:35:00

The good Mike Huckabee: Questions GOP for forcing government shutdown

Every now and then, Mike Huckabee will do or say the unexpected. As quoted here on Stateline :

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 14:38:00

Mike Huckabee rips the Club for Growth

It's not the shortest book in the world, but I'm still happy to add a chapter to the fairly slender volume: "When Mike Huckabee is Right He's Right" Here it's for a subject he's worked out on before: A denunciation of the Club for Growth, a tiny group of zillionaires financed over the years heavily by Jackson T. Stephens Jr. of Little Rock.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 19:58:00

Governor slept here: Mike Huckabee's North Little Rock home for sale for $850,000

Just noted on real estate listings: The home in North Little Rock's Shady Valley to which Mike Huckabee moved after he left the Governor's Mansion in early 2007 is up for sale for $850,000.

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Thursday, May 2, 2013

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 09:25:00

Feel like praying? Send Huck some bucks

I joked yesterday about how Mike Huckabee ties a commercial pitch to just about every breaking news event, often soliciting Huck PAC contributions tailored to the latest Fox slant on President Obama.

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Friday, February 22, 2013

Friday, February 22, 2013 - 13:54:48

Mike Huckabee said something stupid again

On his radio show today on this George Washington's birthday, Mike Huckabee and Newt Gingrich spent some time comparing President Obama and our first president.

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