Darcy G. Richardson

Candidate's Wife Makes Heartfelt Appeal for Husband's Inclusion in Virginia Debate

Candidate’s Wife Makes Heartfelt Appeal for Husband’s Inclusion in Virginia Debate

Dr. Astrid Sarvis, the woman who would be Virginia’s next First Lady, has released a heartfelt video regarding her husband’s arbitrary exclusion from the third and final debate between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli II.  In her emotional appeal, the soft-spoken and refreshingly sincere Sarvis, a pediatrician raised in Mississippi’s deeply impoverished Delta, [...]

Credico Campaign Releases Series of Humorous, Hard-Hitting Ads

Credico Campaign Releases Series of Humorous, Hard-Hitting Ads

On the verge of the biggest mayoral blowout since 1981 when the late Ed Koch was re-elected by a staggering 750,000 votes, the bored citizens of New York City can now escape the coma-inducing contest between prohibitive favorite Bill de Blasio and his hapless Republican opponent Joe Lhota — a lopsided race that the Wall [...]

‘Comeback Charlie’ Leads Rick Scott by 12 Points in Florida

‘Comeback Charlie’ Leads Rick Scott by 12 Points in Florida

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a man with more political lives than an adventurous cat, leads Republican incumbent Rick Scott by a dozen percentage points in the latest Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey released yesterday. The white-haired Crist leads the embattled and steadfastly unpopular Scott by a margin of 50 percent to 38 percent. According [...]

Credico’s Democratic Primary Showing Boosts Fledgling Tax Wall Street Party

Credico’s Democratic Primary Showing Boosts Fledgling Tax Wall Street Party

While Public Advocate Bill de Blasio anxiously awaits the results of Saturday’s recount to determine whether he will be forced into an October 1 runoff against former City Controller and 2009 Democratic mayoral nominee Bill Thompson, at least one of de Blasio’s lesser-known opponents in Tuesday’s crowded Democratic mayoral primary in New York City is [...]

Surging Sarvis Scoring Double Digits in Virginia

Surging Sarvis Scoring Double Digits in Virginia

A pair of polls released yesterday show Libertarian candidate Robert C. Sarvis polling at or near double digits in the three-way race for the Virginia governorship. A survey conducted by the Emerson College Polling Society showed the Libertarian Party nominee polling ten percent of the vote, including a 17 percent share among independent voters.  The [...]

Peace & Freedom Party’s Cindy Sheehan Declares for Governor of California

Peace & Freedom Party’s Cindy Sheehan Declares for Governor of California

Antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan announced her candidacy for governor of California Tuesday morning on the steps of the state Capitol in Sacramento.  Sheehan, a resident of Vacaville who rode her bicycle from Davis to Sacramento to make the announcement, said that her candidacy on the Peace & Freedom Party ticket will focus on economic and [...]

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If Laughs Were Votes, Credico Would Win in a Landslide

Long-shot mayoral candidate Randy Credico delivered perhaps the best one-liner of the evening during last night’s mayoral forum which took place less than an hour after Democratic front-runner Anthony Weiner, during a hastily-called press conference, admitted to engaging in lewd on-line conversations with a young woman some fourteen months after he had resigned from Congress [...]

A Party is Born: Randy Credico Aims to Continue Mayoral Candidacy on ‘Tax Wall Street’ Ticket

A Party is Born: Randy Credico Aims to Continue Mayoral Candidacy on ‘Tax Wall Street’ Ticket

Comedian and citizen-activist Randy Credico, who recently qualified for New York’s Democratic mayoral primary ballot, is looking to extend his candidacy beyond the hotly-contested September 10th Democratic primary by running in November as the nominee of the Tax Wall Street Party, a newly-organized political party that plans to expand nationally during next year’s mid-term elections [...]

Cory’s Coronation: Booker Holds Commanding Lead in N.J. Special Election

Cory’s Coronation: Booker Holds Commanding Lead in N.J. Special Election

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, widely regarded as a prohibitive favorite to win the late Frank Lautenberg’s U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey, enjoys a commanding lead against his three rivals for the Democratic nomination, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released yesterday. The popular Newark mayor is favored by 52 percent of the state’s Democratic [...]

Peace & Freedom Party of Florida Endorses Call for Action Opposing U.S./NATO and Israeli War on Syria

Peace & Freedom Party of Florida Endorses Call for Action Opposing U.S./NATO and Israeli War on Syria

In keeping with the party’s longstanding opposition to U.S. imperialism and reckless military adventurism, the Peace & Freedom Party of Florida has joined more than 125 other organizations and individuals in endorsing the following joint statement and call for action issued by the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) and the United [...]