He Might be Back: Huckabee Eyeing White House Run

By: AP Email
By: AP Email
FILE - In this March 28, 2011 file photo, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Mississippi College in Clinton, Miss. The more Republicans get to know their potential presidential candidates, the less happy they are with their choices. Some 45 percent in an AP-GfK poll say they're dissatisfied with the GOP candidates who have declared or are thought to be serious about running, up from 33 percent just two months ago.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

FILE - In this March 28, 2011 file photo, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Mississippi College in Clinton, Miss. The more Republicans get to know their potential presidential candidates, the less happy they are with their choices. Some 45 percent in an AP-GfK poll say they're dissatisfied with the GOP candidates who have declared or are thought to be serious about running, up from 33 percent just two months ago. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas won the Iowa caucuses in 2008 before quitting the presidential race.

He skipped 2012 contest entirely - "All the factors say go, but my hearts say no" was how he described his decision back then.

And now, with 2016 in the distance, might he make another go of it?

Here's what he told "Fox News Sunday" when asked whether he's open to the possibility of running: "The honest answer is yes."

He says the party has "a strong stable" of potential candidates and he'll make a decision after the 2014 election.

And how does he give the odds now? "Maybe at this point it is 50-50."

And we've heard this before - "It would be a decision of the heart."


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