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Huckabee endorses Mica, taking on Adams and Palin



UPDATE 9 a.m.: Adams this morning announces the support of Rep. Allen West.

Mike Huckabee today endorsed U.S. Rep. John Mica in his fight for another term, calling him a "proven leader who doesn’t just talk; he achieves sound conservative results." The high profile endorsement comes after Mica's rival, Republican Rep. Sandy Adams, got Sarah Palin's backing.

In a statement, Huckabee said "Mica’s 100% pro-life, pro-family, and pro-2nd amendment record is one I commend and salute! He’s voted against every bailout and Obama stimulus plan and is an original co-sponsor of the FairTax. He joins me in sheer determination to repealing Obamacare.”

West: “Two years ago, the citizens of Florida called for a change in the way things were going in our Nation’s Capital. Sandy Adams and I went to the United States House of Representatives to work to get our Republic back on track. We quickly learned the problems were deeper and there were some entrenched careerist politicians who supported the status-quo."

[Last modified: Thursday, July 26, 2012 9:17am]


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