Mike Huckabee

  • January 2, 2008  

    As Thursday’s Iowa caucuses near and the nation takes its first step toward picking nominees for the 2008 presidential race, GOP and Democratic candidates made a final push to rally support and encourage voter turnout. Judy Woodruff reports from Iowa on the last-minute preparations of candidates and caucus-goers. Continue reading

  • January 1, 2008  

    Candidates launched their final push to get out the vote in Iowa’s Thursday caucuses, as two new polls showed support for candidates fluctuating. Judy Woodruff gives an update on the scene in Iowa, and a pollster explains the reliability and accuracy of pre-election polling. Continue reading

  • December 31, 2007  

    The 2008 primary election season kicks off with Iowa’s Thursday caucus, as presidential candidates make their final efforts to sway voters. NewsHour Senior Correspondent Judy Woodruff reports from Des Moines on the final days of the campaign. Continue reading

  • December 26, 2007  

    After a holiday break, election campaigns resumed Wednesday as candidates try to sway still-undecided voters before the critical Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary next week. Pollsters from each state examine the latest data in the 2008 presidential race. Continue reading

  • December 24, 2007  

    From Mitt Romney’s Mormonism to Mike Huckabee’s Baptist roots, religion has become a popular topic throughout the busy 2008 presidential election race. Ray Suarez sits down with political and religious scholars to compare this season to those of the past. Continue reading

  • December 24, 2007  

    Most of the candidates for the presidential primaries are taking a few days off from the campaign trail this Christmas, but the Iowa and New Hampshire news still buzzes with primary fever. The NewsHour talks to two media veterans of political campaigns about the situation. Continue reading

  • December 21, 2007  

    As presidential candidates grappled with shifting polls and new strategies for a condensed primary season, Democrats in Congress squared off with a unified Republican minority over spending priorities. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks examine the week in the news. Continue reading

  • December 17, 2007  

    With just over two weeks before Iowa’s presidential caucus, several candidates have picked up key endorsements, including Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton and Republican John McCain. The chief political columnist for Politico assesses the latest election developments. Continue reading

  • December 17, 2007  

    In the second of a series of reports on the tightening presidential race in Iowa as the state’s Jan. 3 caucus grows closer, Ray Suarez looks at how Republican candidates are focusing their efforts on courting conservative voters in the state. Continue reading

  • December 14, 2007  

    The final Republican and Democratic debates took place in Iowa this week ahead of the state’s Jan. 3 caucus, a spending fight continued in Congress and a report brought new focus on the use of steroids in professional baseball. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the events of the week. Continue reading