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  • Fans flock to see Huckabee ("compassionate conservative" alert)

    11/18/2009 1:40:28 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 15 replies · 661+ views
    Former presidential contender's book tour stops at ND. BY ERIN BLASKO SOUTH BEND — Bob Moore was enthusiastic about Mike Huckabee long before the Republican presidential candidate arrived on the national scene in 2007, charming his party's base with his strong commitment to conservative values and moderates and even liberals with his "aw, shucks" persona. He was quick to point that out Tuesday, shortly after meeting the former Arkansas governor at a promotional event at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore. "I've read all of his books except the one that just came out," the Goshen man said, adding that that...
  • Huckabee Takes Swipe At Sarah Palin

    11/09/2009 12:06:25 PM PST · by DB9 · 97 replies · 2,544+ views
    The Huckster took a swipe at Sarah Palin and he did it with a smile. He does everything with a smile, being far from the first snake I've seen that has himself one of those. At least she isn't a Mormon. He might cut her a little bit of slack. Why am I thinking Huck has now read every Palin column Andy Sullivan has ever written? The Hucky puck doesn't like it that he's being overshadowed by both Palin and Romney, who comes up in the interview, as well. Is Huck's real problem that Sarah may have blown him off...
  • Huckabee warns Republicans on Nobel reaction (Oh Please, give me a break Huckabee)

    10/09/2009 3:12:38 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 70 replies · 1,936+ views
    cnn ^ | 10/9/2009 | cnn
    Mike Huckabee is advising his fellow Republicans to temper their criticism of President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize award. In a posting on his blog, the former GOP presidential candidate writes that members of his party must be careful their comments don't sound like "right-wing whining."
  • Huckabee: This is not a two-man GOP race

    02/01/2008 5:40:31 PM PST · by Kurt Evans · 229 replies · 177+ views
    CBS News ^ | February 1, 2008 | Joy Lin
    Conservative, conservative, conservative. That was the word Mike Huckabee used again and again with reporters to emphasize his credibility as a contender for the Republican nomination... “There has been somewhat of - almost a national media spin that this race is a two-man race,” said Huckabee... “Last night, the CNN debate was very frustrating for me. There seemed to be an unequal level of time that was allocated, and if people look at the delegate count, one has to have 1,191 delegates in order to be the nominee. So far, no one has even broken a hundred; there’s only 8%...
  • Huckabee Not Going Quietly, Denounces RomneyRepublican Says He Is Not Withdrawing From Race

    02/01/2008 12:45:11 AM PST · by Red Steel · 198 replies · 300+ views
    nbc11 ^ | 8:21 pm PST January 31, 2008
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Mike Huckabee brushed off predictions Thursday that he would drop out of the Republican presidential nominating contest, but dropped new hints that he'd prefer John McCain to Mitt Romney as the party's eventual pick. Huckabee, who hasn't won a caucus or primary since Iowa, emphatically dismissed the suggestion that the GOP race was a two-man contest, with Rudy Giuliani out of it and questions about whether he was sticking it out to angle for a running mate spot. "I'm staying in the race because I still think I can win," he told an enthusiastic audience of about...
  • Huckabee Lashes Out at Romney in Oklahoma

    02/01/2008 10:46:14 AM PST · by JRochelle · 289 replies · 200+ views
    ABC News ^ | 2/1/2008 | Kevin Chupka
    Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee viciously attacked the record of his presidential Republican rival Mitt Romney in Oklahoma City on Friday, calling Romney's actions "absurd" and accusing him of being a liar. At a press conference Friday morning, Huckabee was asked to clarify comments he made on a cable news morning show the previous day in which he claimed that Romney had yet to reach "political puberty." "I meant that on a number of issues, he had not yet discovered who he was on the second amendment – he supported Brady, he supported an assault weapon ban," Huckabee said. He...