Archive for the ‘Huchabee’ Category

NH voters come out in large numbers

January 8, 2008
By CALVIN WOODWARD and PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press Writers 

MANCHESTER, N.H. – John McCain placed his revived Republican presidential campaign on the line against a weakened but determined Mitt Romney as New Hampshire primary voters came out in large numbers Tuesday. Barack Obama declared Americans were ready to “cast aside cynicism” as he looked for a convincing win in the Democratic contest.

Republican Presidential hopeful, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., ...
Republican Presidential hopeful, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., hugs a veteran as he stops by a polling station at the Broad Street Elementary school the morning of New Hampshire’s primary election, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, in Nashua, N.H.
(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

 Weather was spring-like and participation brisk, although it remained to be seen whether New Hampshire would match the record-busting turnout of the Iowa caucuses won by Obama and Republican Mike Huckabee only five days earlier. Republicans, their national race for the nomination tangled, watched a New Hampshire contest unfold between McCain and Romney at the top of their field, polls indicating McCain had an edge but no clear-cut advantage.

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Rice: Huckabee wrong about Bush policy

December 22, 2007

CORALVILLE, Iowa – Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice stuck a toe in the presidential race Friday, taking strong issue after Republican Mike Huckabee accused the administration of having an “arrogant bunker mentality” on foreign policy.
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This image from video released by the Huckabee Campaign shows Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in a campaign ad titled 'What Really Matters'. In the ad Huckabee, an ordained Southern Baptist minister, appeals to the Republican Party's important conservative Christian base, and reminds them that he shares their values, saying '... what really matters is the celebration of the birth of Christ and being with our family and friends.'
Mr. Mike Huchabee in an advertisement discussing religion.

“The idea that somehow this is a go-it-alone policy is just simply ludicrous,” she said, briefly weighing in on politics during a State Department news conference in Washington. “One would only have to be not observing the facts, let me say that, to say that this is now a go-it-alone foreign policy.”

In response, Huckabee said he held Rice in high regard but questioned whether she had read the entire Foreign Affairs journal article in which he made the “bunker mentality” remark that has drawn fire from fellow Republican candidates.

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