GOP: Scheduled to address Montana GOP’s Lincoln/Reagan Dinner on Feb 5 (Politico, 1/17).
Iowa: Conservatives in Iowa excited about Bachmann’s appearance at Iowans for Tax Relief event this week (Minnesota Public Radio, 1/17).
Religious Right: Ultraconservative writer Joseph Farah praises potential Bachmann bid (WND, 1/11).
Immigration: Draconian Arizona-style law on immigrant rights to be considered by the Mississippi state legislature (Fox News, 1/17).
2012: Says he won’t make a decision about a presidential run until the spring (WSJ, 1/14).
2012: Tells Russia Today that he could win the GOP nomination since he is in “the mainstream of the Republican Party” (GOP12, 1/17).
Foreign affairs: Knocks Obama Administration’s handling of the political crisis in Lebanon (The Hill, 1/16).
Alaska: Travelling to Alaska with a “Christian-based” cruise (HuffPo, 1/14).
Religious Right: Sarah Posner analyzes Huckabee’s ties to Evangelical voters, “Christian nation mythology” (Religion Dispatches, 1/12).
Fox News: Tells Sean Hannity that Tucson shooting was “left-leaning,” defends herself from criticism (Mediaite, 1/17).
Polling: Performs well among Republicans nationwide, but not in early primary states (Public Policy Polling, 1/14).
Economics: Opposes raising the debt ceiling despite prospect of default (HufPo, 1/16).
Religious Right: Tells Bryan Fischer of AFA that he supports reinstating Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (RWW, 1/13).
Palin: Says that her “bullseye” crosshairs map of congressional Democrats isn’t “his style” (MinnPost, 1/12).
2012: Former GOP Congressman launches a draft-Pence petition called the American President Committee (AP, 1/17).
Reproductive Rights: Planned Parenthood criticizes Pence’s legislation to strip the group of federal funds (Muncie Star Press, 1/12).
Media: Introduces bill to block possible implementation of the Fairness Doctrine on talk radio (The Hill, 1/12).
Gun Violence: Denounces calls for gun control measures after Tuscon shootings (TPM, 1/12).
2012: Begins polling voters outside of Texas (NRO, 1/17).
Immigration: Presses for new laws to curb immigrant rights (NYT, 1/15).
Foreign affairs: Meets with Israel’s Prime Minister after visiting Afghanistan (Politico, 1/14).
Campaign: Hires new political director and pollster (RealClearPolitics, 1/13).
2012: Signs point to spring announcement as Romney steps down from the board of Marriott International (AP, 1/12).
South Carolina: Addressed the Aiken Republican Club 2011 kickoff meeting (The Augusta Chronicle, 1/17).
Religious Right: Keynoted major anti-choice rally in Columbia, South Carolina (The State, 1/16).
New Hampshire: Interviewed by Boston Herald at Granite Oath PAC house party (Boston Herald, 1/14).
CPAC: Set to address Conservative Political Action Conference in February despite Religious Right boycott (Argus Leader, 1/13).
GOP: Keynote speaker for Missouri Republican Party’s Lincoln Days fundraiser (News Leader, 1/11).