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Mike Huckabee to seek Republican presidential nomination

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By Euronews
Mike Huckabee to seek Republican presidential nomination

<p>Another US Republican has launched his bid for the party’s 2016 presidential nomination. This time it’s Mike Huckabee.</p> <p>The former Arkansas governor and former Fox News TV host has highlighted the plight of blue-collar American workers who have been left behind in the country’s rebound from the Great Recession.</p> <p>The 59-year-old is considered a long shot to win the Republican nomination. He’s the six candidate to throw his hat into the ring… more are expected.</p> <p>In addition to Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Senators Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and former Hewlett-Packard <span class="caps">CEO</span> Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson are also standing.</p>