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Mike Huckabee

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said his campaign did not authorize or condone statements by an Iowa supporter criticized as anti-Catholic, but a spokesman for fellow candidate Sen. Sam Brownback said the former Arkansas governor’s statement didn’t go far enough. An Atlantic Monthly blog on Tuesday posted an e-mail from Huckabee supporter Tim Rude, a […] Read More

A Christian men’s magazine publisher challenged readers to donate $1 million to Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, doubling the former Arkansas governor’s political campaign war chest. New Man magazine makes the case for Huckabee, an ordained Southern Baptist minister, in a July/August cover story touting him as “one of our own.” The story warns Christian […] Read More

Former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said Monday he is withdrawing from speaking at a New Baptist Covenant Celebration next year in Atlanta to protest former President Jimmy Carter’s labeling the Bush administration the worst in history in terms of international relations. The Florida Baptist Witness first reported that Huckabee, one of […] Read More

Former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee told NBC’s Tim Russert he wouldn’t “replace the Capitol dome with a steeple” but made no apologies for past statements saying America needs to turn to Christ. On “Meet the Press” Jan. 28, Russert asked Huckabee, a former Southern Baptist pastor and past president of the Arkansas […] Read More

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has picked up endorsements of two influential leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention. On Sunday former SBC president Jack Graham introduced the former Arkansas governor to about 7,000 worshippers at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas. Daniel Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C., told the […] Read More