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Archive: Mike Huckabee

Romney Ad: 'Judgment'

Mike Huckabee's star is rising and Mitt Romney tries to dim it a bit in his latest TV spot. Message: Huckabee's soft on crime. Mitt's a hardass....

 

By Ed O'Keefe | December 18, 2007; 07:51 AM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Attacks Huckabee; Dodd in Iowa; Edwards in S.C.

Mitt Romney is airing a new ad in Iowa attacking new frontrunner Mike Huckabee, as polls show the former Arkansas governor surging even farther ahead of the former Massachusetts governor. The 30-second spot, called "Choice: The Record," clearly states that the two candidates have several similarities: They're both former governors,...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | December 11, 2007; 08:10 AM ET | Comments (0)

Two New Huckabee Spots Air in IA, NH, SC

This week Mike Huckabee starts airing two new ads in early decision states, as new polls show him surging even farther ahead in Iowa. "Secure Borders" will air in Iowa. The ad includes clips of Huckabee's Oct. 20 speech to the Values Voter Summit. The clips used suggest the ad...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | December 10, 2007; 09:22 AM ET | Comments (0)

New Web Features to Help the 'Huckaboom'

The Mike Huckabee campaign has whipped up several new Web features to raise more awareness and money now that the former governor is surging in Iowa. There are three new "Switch to Huckabee" ads from Iowans changing sides and supporting Huckabee. The ads star a homeless shelter chaplain, two sisters,...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | December 6, 2007; 11:26 AM ET | Comments (3)

Chuck and Huck Part II

Chuck and Huck discuss immigration in their second "webisode." Actor/activist Chuck Norris asks Mike Huckabee about his immigration reform proposals. "One thing we ought to do is start to understand that everyday we ought to get on our knees and thank God we're still in a country that people are...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | December 5, 2007; 09:10 AM ET | Comments (4)

Chuck Says Huck Has 'The Big Package'

Less than two weeks since it's much-heralded release, Mike Huckabee and Chuck Norris are back in the first of five "webisodes." "Just listening to the statements you've made, and your vision for the country, your vision for the war, your vision for immigration... just listening to you and what you...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | December 1, 2007; 11:56 PM ET | Comments (0)

Huckabee Asks Iowans to 'Believe'

Mike Huckabee is starting to spend his money -- and his political capital. In a strong, serious follow-up to his ad with actor and supporter Chuck Norris, Huckabee makes his sales pitch to Iowa Republicans seeking to support a conservative, Christian Republican candidate. "Faith doesn't just influence me, it really...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | November 25, 2007; 10:24 PM ET | Comments (0)

Huckabee's First Ad is 'Chuck Norris Approved'

Mike Huckabee starts airing the first ad of his presidential campaign this week, and it co-stars one of his biggest (meanest?) supporters: Chuck Norris. The star of the TV's "Walker, Texas Ranger" and movie classics like "Top Dog," "The Delta Force," and "Slaughter in San Francisco," among others, recently announced...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | November 18, 2007; 10:24 PM ET | Comments (0)

Ad Watch: Club For Growth's Anti-Huckabee Ad

Anyone watching TV in Iowa last week probably saw this ad several times. It's paid for by the Club for Growth and targets GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee's tax policies -- a creative way of comparing the former Arkansas governor to one of his predecessors, Bill Clinton. Huckabee addressed the...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | August 14, 2007; 09:33 AM ET | Comments (0)

GOP YouTube Debate: Huckabee's In

Whenever the GOP's CNN/YouTube debate is held, Mike Huckabee says he'll be there: Our CNN contacts say there's nothing new to report on whether or not the debate will still be held Sept. 17, or moved to another date....

 

By Ed O'Keefe | August 3, 2007; 03:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

Huckabee's Sermons

Our colleague Jeff Jarvis gets the hat tip for finding this video and tapping our interest: The Mike Huckabee presidential campaign has started posting videos of some sermons delivered by the former governor, and ordained Baptist pastor. You should expect to see more of them soon. Huckabee worked for a...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | July 31, 2007; 02:01 PM ET | Comments (0)

Meet Mike Huckabee

Republican candidate Mike Huckabee visits with James Kotecki and talks about what he says he didn't get to talk about during Tuesday night's debate....

 

By washingtonpost.com Editors | June 7, 2007; 11:15 AM ET | Comments (1)

 

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