HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will
be in Huntsville Tuesday night to help raise money for District 5
congressional candidate Les Phillip.
Huckabee, who unsuccessfully sought the Republican presidential
nomination last year, will speak at the fund raiser at the Von
Braun Center's North Hall.
The 46-year-old Phillip is a native of Trinidad-Tobago. The
family moved to St. Croix before immigrating to Baltimore in 1971.
He became a naturalized U.S. citizen seven years later.
Tickets for the event range from $50 to $1,000 each. They may be
purchased online at www.lesphillip.com or by calling 256-655-4465.
Some tickets will be available at the door.
Phillip is the first announced candidate to challenge U.S. Rep.
Parker Griffith, D-Huntsville in the 2010 election.
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