Mike Huckabee

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    July 24, 2014

    Florida Voters Want Clinton as President

    Barack Obama's approval rating is pretty abysmal right now in Florida, at 44 percent. That number seems OK until you consider that Gov. Rick Scott is at 43 percent. Then you realize that number is terrible. But Floridians aren't so disenchanted with the president that they're seeing red. A Quinnipi ... More >>

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    March 20, 2014

    Chicago Evangelical With Broward Ties Resigns After Sex Scandal

    The Chicago-based megachurch leader with serious ties throughout Florida and in Broward has lost his flock due to a sex scandal. Since the '60s, Bill Gothard has been preaching a submit-to-authority brand of Bible that excoriates rock music and free thinking: Listen to your parents, obey your husban ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    Jay Odom, Florida GOP Donor, Indicted on Federal Campaign Finance Charges

    Republican donor Jay Odom, a Panhandle developer who was a key person in the downfall of former House Speaker Ray Sansom, because Odom wanted a new plane hangar, has been indicted on charges of violating federal campaign finance laws. Derp. The federal indictment alleges that Odom, 56, laundered ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton Are Favorites for 2016, According to New Poll

    The nation just went through a long, arduous, heated election cycle that felt almost as endless as standing in line for eight hours to vote. And that means only one thing: TIME TO START TALKING ABOUT THE NEXT ELECTION HELL YEAH!See also: -Jeb Bush Favored Over Marco Rubio for President, Accordi ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Jeb Bush Favored Over Marco Rubio For President, According to Poll

    The election was literally six days ago (well, okay, two days ago if you count Florida), and Florida Republicans are butthurt about the results. So the fine folks at Public Policy Polling thought it would be a neat idea to exploit that GOPer melancholy and the infinite sadness, and ask them to look ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    Bob Butterworth's Mental-Health Group Accused of Manipulating DCF Bid Process

    Bob Butterworth is something of an avuncular elder statesman of Florida politics, brought in to mend fences and rout corruption when something's amiss. The former attorney general and Broward sheriff served a stint as Sunrise mayor after that city was plagued by scandal in the '80s; after the head o ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    RNC to Acknowledge Rick Scott Exists, Will Let Him Speak at Convention

    When Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus was asked last month about Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaking at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, he offered a less-than-welcoming indication of Scott's role:"I'm sure he's got, I'm sure he's got plenty, uh, you know, I'm sure there's ... More >>

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    August 2, 2012

    National Same-Sex Kiss Day at Your Local Chick-fil-A

    See also:Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day: Celebs Weigh InLocal Woman to Chick-fil-A: ApologizeBy now, it's no secret that Chick-fil-A and the LGBT community are having trouble in their relationship. While Chick-fil-A has never hidden the fact that it's a company with deep Christian ties, things have co ... More >>

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    August 1, 2012

    Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day: Celebs Weigh In

    Mike Huckabee has called for fans of "free speech" to celebrate today, August 1, as Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day. As the Fox News pundit, Southern Baptist minister, and politician said on his website and Facebook page: "Let's affirm a business that operates on Christian principles and whose executiv ... More >>

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    July 31, 2012

    Local Woman to Chick-Fil-A: Apologize

    Chick-fil-A, the company best known for fried chicken sandwiches, petitioning cows, and Christian values has been in the news lately. First, Dan Cathy, the son of S. Truett Cathy (who founded the company), was quoted as saying, "We are very much supportive of the family -- the biblical definition of ... More >>

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    January 23, 2012

    Former Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle Backs Rick Santorum

    ​Call it a match made in heaven.Rick Santorum is best-known (among 20-something alt-weekly types, at least) as the evangelical homophobe who likened gay relationships to "man-on-dog" sex and consequently suffered the wrath of Dan Savage's revolting Google bomb.Jim Naugle is known locally as the fo ... More >>

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    July 12, 2011

    Marco Rubio's Brother-in-Law a Convicted Drug Trafficker, Which Is Completely Irrelevant

    Sen. Marco Rubio​Here's a tip: If you're digging up dirt on a politician, try to find something a little filthier than Sen. Marco Rubio's brother-in-law being convicted of drug-trafficking charges when the senator was a 16-year-old kid.This news, coming from Univision, ranks among Mike Huckabee's ... More >>

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    May 25, 2011

    Gov. Rick Scott: Hanging Out With Me Is Political Suicide

    Florida Department of TransportationDon't talk to this guy if you want to be president.​If you plan on running for president, don't go anywhere near Florida Gov. Rick Scott.In an interview on Pensacola-based NewsRadio 1620-AM this morning, host Rob Williams mentioned that the last time Scott came ... More >>

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    May 15, 2011

    Huck's Small, Still Voice

    ​A brief update to this story, posted last night in anticipation of Mike Huckabee's announcement re: his presidential candidacy:There will be no presidential candidacy. As Huck explains in the below video, he was practically a shoe-in for the presidency. All the objective evidence told him to run. ... More >>

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    May 14, 2011

    Mike Huckabee's Nutty Floridian Advisor

    Not as normal as he seems.​Mike Huckabee's gonna go on air in exactly fifty minutes and make an important announcement re: his presidential candidacy. The smart money says he's not running, and until a few days ago I hoped the smart money was wrong. No way should Huck be president, but he's a fun ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    Obama Keeps Slight Edge in Florida

    via Fort Report​Despite resistance to federal health care reform and the governor's refusal of a federally funded high-speed rail project, President Barack Obama maintains slightly favorable approval ratings among Floridian voters. And the most formidable of his potential Republican opponents is a ... More >>

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    January 31, 2011

    Allen West Sounds Off on Protests in Egypt

    ​The Middle East is a complicated place. Any academic expert will tell you that the region's violent, historic conflicts don't lend themselves to convenient soundbites.But that didn't stop Congressman Allen West from trying. This weekend, Mike Huckabee interviewed him on Fox News about the massive ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010
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    December 11, 2010

    Ann Coulter Watch: Don't Call Our Troops Homophobes

    Coulter: all-gay batallions would scare the extremism out of the enemy.​Is there a Floridian more fun, more frisky, more flagrantly insane than Ann Coulter? Maybe! But if so, we don't know about it -- because that person, whoever s/he may be, doesn't do us the profound service of sharing his or h ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010
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    June 26, 2009

    Rubio Wins the Week in GOP Senate Race

    Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the EconomyU.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio scored two big endorsements this week, plus the criticism of from one of those Democrat-leaning MSNBC talking heads, which kinda counts as an endorsement. About 1:10 in the video above, Hardbal ... More >>

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    January 31, 2008

    Big Wind in Boca

    The Party Was Over Before It Began

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    January 17, 2008
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    January 17, 2008


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    March 18, 2004