BLUE EYE, Mo. -- Televangelist Jim Bakker, the defrocked former Assemblies of God minister and convicted felon, will air at least two programs later this month featuring potential Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee.
HOPE -- Former President Bill Clinton, surrounded by old friends and the current batch of Democratic candidates, campaigned in his hometown Saturday, urging people to stick with the party that once dominated Arkansas politics.
WASHINGTON -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told Christian conservative activists Friday that God is responsible for the nation's greatness and that the Almighty is urging people of faith to go to the polls in November.
Ambassador Meir Shlomo, consul general of Israel to the Southwest, was interviewed earlier this month during his visit to Little Rock. This is an edited, abridged version of Shlomo's conversation with former Arkansas Democrat-Gazette religion editor Frank Lockwood, who now serves as politics/Washington editor.