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Candidate profile: Mike Huckabee

Huckabee grabs mantle of new breed of evangelical politician

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/elections/article/candidate_profile_mike_huckabee_20080201

Mike Huckabee was a barely known former governor of Arkansas when he attended an October house party on his behalf at the home of Jason Bedrick, New Hampshire's first Orthodox Jewish state representative. Which is probably why no major media outlets picked up on the Republican presidential candidate's radical proposal that day for the Middle East: a Palestinian state -- in Egypt or Saudi Arabia. "He is truly a uniter and not a divider," Bedrick recently told JTA.

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