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Mike Huckabee:
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Birthdate: August 24, 1955; Hope, Ark. (Age: 52)

Education: B.A., Ouachita Baptist University, 1975; Attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1976-77

Military: None

Family: Married (Janet Huckabee), Three children (John Mark, David and Sarah)

Hometown: Hope, Ark.

Religion: Protestant (ordained Baptist minister)

Career Highlights

• Arkansas Governor, 1996-2007

• Arkansas Lieutenant Governor, 1993-96

• President, Arkansas Baptist State Convention, 1989-91

• Television executive, 1983-92

• Pastor, 1980-92

Announced Presidential Exploratory Committee

January 28, 2007

Books Authored

"From Hope to Higher Ground: 12 STOPs to Restoring America's Greatness," (2007)

"Quit Digging Your Grave With a Knife and Fork: A 12-Stop Program to End Bad Habits and Begin a Healthy Lifestyle," (2005)

"Living Beyond Your Lifetime: How to be Intentional About the Legacy You Leave," (2000)

"Kids Who Kill: Confronting Our Culture of Violence," (co-authored, 1998)

"Character is the Issue: How People With Integrity Can Revolutionize America," (co-authored, 1997)

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