Campaigning on the Tube: Republican Adventures in TV Land

NEW YORK — From late-night comedy shows to cable news interviews, free media exposure has proved influential in defining the Republican presidential candidates and setting the dynamics of the primary race, especially for lower-tier hopefuls lacking cash for TV ads. The turn toward free media, and Twitter, too, may have come at the expense of […]

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Huckabee Criticizes Beck for ‘Progressive’ Claim

BY: ANDREW DeMILLO LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Mike Huckabee is criticizing fellow Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck for calling the former Arkansas governor and potential presidential candidate a “progressive.” Huckabee released a statement Thursday criticizing Beck for calling him a “progressive” on his radio show earlier this week. Beck on Tuesday described Huckabee as […]

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Huckabee Denies Criticizing Portman’s Pregnancy

By Andrew DeMillo, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says he wasn’t criticizing Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman when he suggested her pregnancy was glamorizing the idea of having children outside of marriage. Huckabee on Friday accused “the Hollywood media” of distorting comments he made about Portman in a radio […]

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Politicians Use Fox For Visibility

By DAVID BAUDER AP Television Writer NEW YORK — Three of the top five choices in the Southern Republican Leadership Conference’s recent straw poll on favorite 2012 presidential candidates had more than one thing in common: They’re all on the Fox News Channel payroll. Mike Huckabee hosts his own weekend show at Fox, Newt Gingrich […]

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