Friday, July 31st, 2015

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.

Huckabee's statements by ruling

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

  • True7 (%)(7)
  • Mostly True3 (%)(3)
  • Half True7 (%)(7)
  • Mostly False9 (%)(9)
  • False4 (%)(4)
  • Pants on Fire4 (%)(4)

Mike Huckabee's website

Recent statements involving Mike Huckabee

Recent stories featuring Mike Huckabee

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.


• Donald Trump's Truth-O-Meter record

• Jeb Bush's Truth-O-Meter record 

• Hillary Clinton's Truth-O-Meter record

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.

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.


• PolitiFact’s Top 5 for April 2015

Bernie Sanders and the Truth-O-Meter

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: