Huckabee finished second to John McCain for the Republican nomination for president in 2008. He served as Arkansas’ 44th governor for more than 10 years. Huckabee is now the host of a popular Fox News show.
Senator LaHood has welcomed Indiana governor Mitch Daniels and former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich as speakers for previous campaign events. Tickets to the Sizzle and Swizzle fundraiser are $50 and can be purchased by calling 309-219-6390.