Mike Huckabee's file


Republican from Arkansas

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

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Mike Huckabee's Mostly False claim about Fort Hood shooter's beard

Mike Huckabee said the Fort Hood shooter was allowed to remain unshaven at trial for religious reasons.


PolitiFact says: MOSTLY FALSE.



RedState Gathering drawing 10 GOP presidential hopefuls to Atlanta

Folks were still cleaning up the debate podiums in Cleveland when 10 Republican candidates for president were on their way to Atlanta.

They will be in town for this weekend's RedState Gathering, a convention at the InterContinental Buckhead for conservative and party activists.

The event will be lived streamed here if you want to watch. Expected candidates and speaking times are:

Friday Aug. 7:

10:30 a.m. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

11:30 a.m. — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry

1:30 p.m. — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal

3:30 p.m. — Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina

4:30 p.m. — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio

Saturday Aug. 8

9:00 a.m. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee

11:30 a.m. — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

1:30 p.m. — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush

4:30 p.m. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. — developer Donald Trump speaks at the event's "tailgate" at the College Football Hall of Fame


Largest cyber attack in history? Huckabee claims it’s OPM, but it’s probably not

We look at comments from GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee on a recent data breach at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.


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Fact-checking GOP presidential contenders on the economy

Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Rick Perry are among the speakers at Gov. Rick Scott’s economic summit in Orlando. 


• Revisiting the Legislature’s budget showdown

Video: Review of fact checks on Scott Walker, other presidential contenders

A look at some recent fact checks.