Presidential Watch: 3 new candidates announce bids

May 7, 2015

Several candidates announced their intention to run for the Republican nomination for President this week. They include pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson; former CEO of Hewlett-Packard Carly Fiorina; and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.

Huckabee followed his announcement with a “Farms, Factories, and Freedom” tour which brought him to Oskaloosa, Urbandale, Cedar Rapids, and Sioux City this week.

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced that he will hold nine public events in Iowa between the dates of May 16 and 20. For details on these events, click here