Mike Huckabee, the former Republican governor of Arkansas and a two-time candidate for president, will be giving the keynote speech at a fundraiser next month for the Family Institute of Connecticut.
The conservative, pro-life group is holding its eighth annual fundraising banquet at the Stamford Marriott on Oct. 27.
"Gov. Huckabee's fighting spirit is what FIC has always aspired to, what we have sought to emulate, here in the hostile terrain of liberal Connecticut," the group said in a "Call to Action" email to supporters on Tuesday.
Huckabee, who was governor from 1996-2007 and is known for his evangelical views, ran for president in 2008 and...