Informative Essay On Mike Huckabee

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The Presidential Candidate that I was given to research is Mike Huckabee. His full name is Michael Dale Huckabee. Mike was born in Hope, Arkansas on August 24, 1955. His strict father, Dorsey Huckabee, was a firefighter and on his off days, a mechanic. Mike’s mother, Mae Huckabee, was a clerk at a gas company. Huckabee married his longtime girlfriend from high school, Janet McCain, in 1974. He has three children: John Mark, David, and Sarah Huckabee. Mike Huckabee graduated in 1975 from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Religion. He then went on to attend Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, before dropping out to accept a job in Christian broadcasting.…show more content…
In 1979, Huckabee went on to serve as a congregational pastor in Arkansas. In late 2008, Mike hosted his own talk show, Huckabee, on the FOX News Channel. In 2012, he began hosting a radio show produced by ABC, titled The Mike Huckabee Show. Mike Huckabee was deemed the governor of Arkansas Boys State in 1972. In 1979, Huckabee went on to serve as a congregational pastor in Arkansas. Ten years later, he was the head of the Baptist State Convention the held 490,000 members. In 1996, Huckabee was elected Governor of Arkansas, where he served full terms until 2007. Mike Huckabee is a Republican and supports hundreds of conservative candidates across the country. His platform on foreign policy regarding terror involves being a consistent supporter of Israel and has come out strong against threats from radical Islam and ISIS. Huckabee is against immigration but also realizes that it is near impossible to keep all immigrants out of the United States. His Healthcare views suggest that we must tackle out-of-control costs, reject government dependency, and that we need solutions and choices – not government mandates and new

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