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Huckabee Wavers, Then Shows Critical Romney Ad

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Huckabee Wavers, Then Shows Critical Romney Ad

Election 2008

Huckabee Wavers, Then Shows Critical Romney Ad

Huckabee Wavers, Then Shows Critical Romney Ad

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Three days before the Iowa caucuses, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee had an unusual news conference. He had promised to unveil a negative ad against his main opponent in Iowa, Mitt Romney. But when reporters gathered, the candidate said he would take the high road by not releasing the ad. Then he played it for them.

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