KCCR: Rounds speaks out on Huckabee Endorsement
Tony Mangan over at KCCR has an interview with Governor Rounds on why he's picked Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee over any other Preseidential candidate:
Rounds has endorsed former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee for president. Rounds served with Huckabee in the National Governors Association.Read it all here at KCCR News.
Rounds says the two share similar positions on most issues. They also know about the underdog role – Huckabee is considered a longshot to win the nomination. And Rounds, who was a long shot when he won the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 2002, says Huckabee understands the challenge. Rounds says Huckabee understands that he needs to get out and meet voters face-to-face.
Huckabee is also considered one of the candidates most likely to attract the conservative Republican voters. Rounds says the candidate’s views are similar to those of most South Dakotans.