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Explaining McCain’s Success Among Evangelicals

January 20, 2008

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This complete story appears at Huffington Post. As South Carolina Republicans headed to the polls Saturday, an all too-simple storyline emerged in the press. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, a Southern Baptist minister who won the Iowa caucus, would have the evangelical vote, while Arizona Senator John McCain, a Vietnam War hero, would win defense […]

Huckabee Campaign Divided on Environment and Evangelicalism

December 31, 2007

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This complete story appears at Huffington Post. The only policy issue Mike Huckabee singles out on a page devoted to “Faith and Politics” isn’t abortion or marriage. “My faith doesn’t influence my decisions, it drives them,” writes the GOP presidential hopeful. “For example, when it comes to the environment, I believe in being a good […]

Will the Real Mike Huckabee Please Stand Up?

December 26, 2007

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This complete story appears at the Huffington Post. Des Moines — Mike Huckabee began a bold denunciation of gay marriage in Ames, Iowa, Wednesday night, but quickly checked himself with stuttering caveats: “We have to also realize that the strength of our nation really does come down to our families, and that’s why, without apology […]

Building the Choir to Preach to

December 21, 2007

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“I even have a choir,” said former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee while marveling at the turnout at a 7:30 AM event at the Best Western Hotel in Marshalltown, Iowa. The crowd of mostly seniors and middle-aged white folks sat on all sides of a small stage. “Looks familiar,” Huckabee said of the layout. “For a […]