Arkansas Ex-Governor Mike Huckabee to Explore Presidential Bid January 28, 2007Posted by notapundit in Politics, US News.
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Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee announced Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he will explore a presidential bid for 2008, according to a press release.
“People want an authentic conservative who has a proven record of results,” said Huckabee, a Republican.
“I’m taking the next step in becoming a candidate for President of United States…By filing papers with the Federal Election Commission, I will establish my official exploratory committee.”
Also, in forming an exploratory committee, Huckabee will be allowed to raise and spend money for his presidential run.
“I’ve concluded that I should take this necessary and vital step to bring a new kind of optimistic leadership to the public square,” Huckabee said.