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Friday, February 22, 2008

Huckabee's one and only Ohio campaign stop

Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor who is soldiering on in the GOP presidential race despite being miles behind John McCain, will make only one Ohio campaign stop before the March 4 primary - a Tuesday afternoon rally at a downtown Columbus hotel.

State Sen. Gary Cates, R-West Chester, one of Huckabee's most prominent backers, said that the candidate will spend most of his time between now and March 4 in Texas, which holds its primary the same day.

It's probably a wise strategic decision, given what the polls on the Republican side say. The latest poll of Ohio Republicans by Rasmussen Reports, released Friday, showed McCain with a 27 percent point lead over Huckabee in Ohio. A Survey USA poll released earlier this week in Texas showed that, in the Lone Star State, McCain's lead over Huckabee is 13 percentage points.

Tuesday's rally begins at 1 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Columbus.


at 9:39 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

John McCain's single-issue campaign just does not inspire me. Any Republican President would keep us in Iraq until that country is able to defend itself, the Democrats too, despite what they tell their supporters. Here are some things you will not hear John McCain campaign on: serious tax reform, a real commitment to energy independence, a proven desire to help lower income people move up, preventative healthcare, and a pledge to secure the border and never support amnesty. I will vote for Mike Huckabee. If John McCain is in a hurry to attain the nomination, that's too bad. He just doesn't bring much to the table.

Terrence M.

at 2:32 PM, February 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't like McCain...but Huck-a-Carter? Bob Taft on steroids. I thought Gary had more sense than that...

at 8:57 PM, February 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I want either Senator Obama or Senator Clinton to tell us how and when they plan to ask for their Attorney General or a special prosecutor invgestigate the Repugnicant party as a a corrupt organization. If so, do they believe a RICO prosecution is justified, given the illegal war and the ever-growing number of its officials at all levels coast to coast who have been convicted of various fraud and corruption crimes and sex offenses against children.

at 10:59 PM, February 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I admire Huckabee. Hard worker. Great guy. Right ideas. NO CHANCE. Sign of the times.

at 2:02 PM, February 25, 2008 Blogger Mike said...

Hey Enquirer Clowns---

Huckabee is going to be in MASON, OH On Tuesday @ 4:30 PM at the new Great Wolf Lodge---

Isn't that in Ohio? Nice fair, balanced coverage, never would guess the Enquirer is backing a democrat!

at 1:35 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Another pathetic mistake by the Enquirer.

Let's see if the story is corrected by 5 PM today.

at 3:36 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Howard, you are an idiot for posting this incorrect information.

Mike Huckabee was just in MASON, OHIO. Don't you even care anymore, Howard? Why don't you just quit, you old gluehorse?

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