Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Mike Huckabee's file


Republican from Arkansas

Mike Huckabee is a former governor of Arkansas who sought the Republican presidential nomination in 2008. He left hosting a self-titled television show on Fox News in January 2015 to explore running for president in 2016.

Huckabee's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Huckabee's statements for that ruling.

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  • Mostly False8 (%)(8)
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  • Pants on Fire4 (%)(4)

Mike Huckabee's website

Recent statements involving Mike Huckabee

Recent stories featuring Mike Huckabee

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A look at some recent fact checks.

Mike Huckabee, Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson on the Truth-O-Meter

We review our fact-checks of three new GOP candidates for president: former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former computer executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson.


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PolitiFact Rhode Island's Top 10 for 2012

Over the last 12 months, PolitiFact Rhode Island issued 117 Truth-O-Meter rulings, on claims ranging from Obamacare to school prayer to foreign aid.

All had some Rhode Island connection, but many of the most-read items -- based on traffic on our PolitiFact Rhode Island website -- focused on issues far beyond the state’s borders.

Thanks to the reach of the Internet, many have remained popular long after publication, in part because PolitiFact, with affiliates in 11 states, has become a go-to reference for people seeking to separate fact from fiction.

So as a farewell to the year, we thought we’d share with you the PolitiFact Rhode Island Top Ten Most Widely Read rulings for 2012:

The Truth-O-Meter on Huckabee's claims about single mothers

The former Arkansas governor says it's a "statistical reality that most single moms are very poor, under-educated, can't get a job, and if it weren't for government assistance, their kids would be starving to death." We check the facts.

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In the final hours before election day, we provide some inside tips on how to find what you want on PolitiFact.