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Fox Undercard: Jindal Shines, No One Missed Graham Or Pataki

The Fox Business “undercard” showed once again the depth of the Republican bench this presidential cycle, but it was Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's night as he cut to the heart of the conservative arguement against Big Government Republicanism and proved once again that the only thing holding him back has been the money and organization necessary to get that message out to the voters the networks have been polling to set the roster for the big stage.

Cruz, Huckabee Go Head-to-Head for Evangelical Votes

Bill Barrow, Associated Press

Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee went head-to-head for evangelical votes Sunday, telling a megachurch congregation in Georgia that God favors the United States but warning that the nation is on a perilous spiritual path because of actions like the Supreme Court decision mandating same-sex marriage in all 50 states.

Huckabee Opts Out of Iowa Straw Poll Ritual

Alan Rappeport, The New York Times

The Iowa Straw Poll is poised to be a slimmed-down affair this year, now that two leading Republicans have opted out of participating in the caucus state ritual. Former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas said on Thursday that he would forego the poll in favor of focusing on voters who participate in Iowa’s caucuses — the crucial kickoff to the nomination contest. The poll, he said, has become overly divisive for conservatives.

Self-Appointed 'fact checkers' Hit GOP Candidates

Tampa Bay Times

A trio of Republican presidential hopefuls officially entered the 2016 race last week, which meant a requisite trip to the Sunday news shows. There, all were asked to defend past controversies in a way the networks have never asked Hillary Clinton to answer for her controversial actions.

Big Government Republican Mike Huckabee set to join GOP presidential race

Catalina Camia, USA TODAY

Mike Huckabee is expected to join the Republican presidential field today by emphasizing his ability to take on the Clintons and Democrats while he was governor of Arkansas. The Huckabee event at Hempstead Hall, located at the University of Arkansas Community College in Hope, begins at 10 a.m. CT/11 a.m. ET

Carson, Fiorina, Huckabee to join 2016 GOP presidential field

FoxNews.com

The deep Republican presidential field will get even more competitive this week when hopefuls Dr. Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee enter the race as expected. Carson and Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard chief executive, are set to announce today, making them the only black and female candidate, respectively, so far in the 2016 GOP field. Carson will announce his bid in hometown Detroit. Fiorina, who has positioned herself as an alternative to Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton, will make her announcement on social media, then follow with an online townhall event.

Club for Growth Prepares to Fight Another Round with Mike Huckabee

Jim Geraghty, National Review

“If he [Mike Huckabee] got the nomination and was president, he’d be terrible on economic conservative issues, and we’ve got to educate the voters about that through our affiliated PAC,’ Club for Growth President David McIntosh said. “If somebody like that starts to rise up again — I don’t anticipate anyone will — who has a terrible record on economic liberty, we will make that known.”