Mike Huckabee says he is "very pleased" with how his campaign is moving forward.
(CNN) – White house hopeful Mike Huckabee was optimistic about his progress in New Hampshire, even though he wasn’t the person winning the endorsement from the New Hampshire Union Leader.
“I fully understand the Union Leader's endorsement. John McCain is a good and honorable man, and I have come to admire and like him. I have no qualms with their endorsement. I wish it had been for me, obviously,” said Huckabee after a Sunday morning worship service at Grace Fellowship of Nashua in New Hampshire.
Huckabee spent the weekend campaigning in New Hampshire and was floored with the attention and turnout at his events.
“I came here a few months ago and there might be one print reporter who wrote a couple of things down in the notebook and wrote a page 6D story. This time I am here and there are more reporters than we used to have people coming to house parties, and the people are so pressed into a house that I am afraid the floor is going to collapse. It is a different day for us for sure,” said Huckabee.
Within the last month, Huckabee has seen a major surge. “We have raised more money in the month of November than we raised in the entire campaign up until then. So something is going on that is just simply amazing,” said Huckabee.
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