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Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Huckabee to share "starring role" at Florida event in May

Mike Huckabee will share the keynote speaker duties with Sen. Sam Brownback at the Annual Awards Dinner of the Florida Family Policy Council in May 2007.

This is from the Tampa Bay Tribune Political Blog:

"Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will be keynote speakers in May at the Family Policy Council annual awards dinner, an important political event for Florida social and religious conservatives."

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Jeb Bush spoke at this same event last year.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Huckabee Coming to Florida

"Huckabee has established "great leadership teams" in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina during visits to those states. After recent trips to the Midwest and East Coast, Huckabee has stated that a trip to Florida was next on his agenda."

CLICK HERE for the full article in Associated Content

Sunday, February 11, 2007

Florida’s Earlier Primary Becoming a Reality

The Florida legislature is taking steps to move up Florida’s presidential primary so that the state will have a much greater influence in choosing the nominees. Below are some of the recent articles on this issue:

Early primary date could boost Florida's political clout
Sun Sentinel February 11, 2007
“The Florida Legislature is widely expected to approve a plan to move up the state's primary date to late January or early February, a shift that would give Floridians a crucial part in picking the Republican and Democratic nominees.”

House panel links primary date to New Hampshire's
Palm Beach Post February 9, 2007
“A proposal that would rely on New Hampshire to set an election date in Florida won unanimous support Thursday from a state House committee. The bill would move Florida's presidential primary from early March to a week after the New Hampshire election or Feb. 5, whichever happened first.”

Lawmakers closer to moving up Florida’s presidential primary
Naples Daily News February 9, 2007
“Defying national Republican and Democratic party threats, Florida lawmakers in a House committee Thursday unanimously approved a proposal to hold the state’s presidential primary as early as January.”

Early presidential primary clears first House hurdle
Orlando Sentinel February 9, 2007
The plan could dramatically alter the landscape of the 2008 presidential campaign, with candidates who have been planning to target smaller early-primary states, such as South Carolina and Nevada, forced to devote resources to mega-state Florida.