Mike Huckabee

  • 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

  • December 12, 2007  

    The wide field of Republican presidential candidates sparred on the issues in a debate Wednesday, the last such meeting in Iowa before the state’s Jan. 3 caucus. Kwame Holman reports on the highlights of the debate. Continue reading

  • December 10, 2007  

    Over the weekend, Oprah Winfrey threw her support behind Democratic candidate Barack Obama, while the GOP’s Mike Huckabee has been enjoying a steady rise in the polls. Campaign reporters look at the latest developments in the presidential primary campaigns. Continue reading

  • December 3, 2007  

    With just one month to go before Iowa’s presidential caucus, candidates are beefing up campaign efforts in the Hawkeye State while see-sawing polls show that some Iowans may still be wavering on their picks. Political reporters look at the polls and campaign tactics. Continue reading

  • November 30, 2007  

    Republican candidates clashed over immigration issues in a heated debate this week, a U.S.-backed Mideast peace summit was held in Annapolis, Md., and Sen. Trent Lott, R-Miss., announced he would step down from a 35-year career in Congress by the year’s end. Mark Shields and Rich Lowry offer analysis of the week in the news. Continue reading

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