Articles by: Darcy G. Richardson

McCain: Palin Can Beat Obama

McCain: Palin Can Beat Obama

Sen. John McCain believes Sarah Palin can defeat President Obama in 2012. “Of course she can. She can. Now, whether she will or not, whether she’ll even run or not, I don’t know,” the Arizona Republican said of his former vice-presidential running mate on “Fox […]

by · May 29, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Giuliani Leads Pack in Latest CNN Poll

Giuliani Leads Pack in Latest CNN Poll

A new CNN poll released yesterday shows former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani leading the entire field of Republican candidates in a hypothetical match-up of a dozen declared and potential candidates for the party’s presidential nomination. Giuliani, who turned 67 on Saturday and will […]

by · May 28, 2011 · 2 comments ·
Huntsman to Skip New Hampshire Debate

Huntsman to Skip New Hampshire Debate

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman said yesterday that he won’t be on stage when the current field of GOP presidential candidates duke it out in a June 13 debate in New Hampshire. The former U.S. ambassador to China won’t be participating in any presidential debates […]

by · May 28, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Miley Cyrus: Santorum Climbing the Wrong Mountain

Miley Cyrus: Santorum Climbing the Wrong Mountain

Miley Cyrus weighed in on the 2012 Republican presidential race yesterday with an indirect but delicious shot at Pennsylvania’s Rick Santorum. Responding to reports that Urban Outfitters, the Philadelphia-based clothing retailer, had allegedly copied jewelry designs and other works by a variety of artists, the […]

by · May 27, 2011 · 0 comments ·
‘Ten Commandments Judge’ Wraps Up Four-Day Swing Through Carolinas

‘Ten Commandments Judge’ Wraps Up Four-Day Swing Through Carolinas

Roy Moore, the former Alabama chief justice who was removed from office almost a decade ago for refusing to remove a display of the Ten Commandments from the rotunda of the state courthouse, wrapped up a four-day tour of the Carolinas earlier today with a […]

by · May 27, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Coal Miner’s Grandson: Santorum to Declare Candidacy on June 6

Coal Miner’s Grandson: Santorum to Declare Candidacy on June 6

Rick Santorum will officially declare his candidacy for president in southwestern Pennsylvania on June 6. Unlike Newt Gingrich, who declared his candidacy over Twitter, Santorum’s announcement will be much more traditional, taking place near the western Pennsylvania coal mines where his grandfather worked after arriving […]

by · May 26, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Rick Scott’s Popularity Plummets in Florida

Rick Scott’s Popularity Plummets in Florida

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s approval ratings are in free fall, according to a Quinnipiac poll released on Wednesday.  His 29% approval rating is the worst of any governor in the half-dozen states regularly surveyed by Quinnipiac. Making matters worse, 37 percent of those in his […]

by · May 26, 2011 · 1 comment ·
The Great Tease: Trump Now Hints at Independent White House Bid

The Great Tease: Trump Now Hints at Independent White House Bid

He’s back. Only days after saying that he wouldn’t rule out the possibility of re-entering the 2012 presidential contest, Donald Trump appears to be fueling speculation that he could rejoin the race next spring, possibly as an independent candidate, according to POLITICO’s Maggie Haberman. Trump, […]

by · May 26, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Sharron Angle Abruptly Withdraws From Nevada Special Election

Sharron Angle Abruptly Withdraws From Nevada Special Election

Sharron Angle abruptly withdrew from the special election in Nevada’s 2nd congressional district earlier today, saying that she had no desire to participate in either a “ballot royale” or in a process where the party’s nominees are selected by party committee. Angle, 61, wanted candidates […]

by · May 25, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Buddy Roemer’s Long and Winding Road to the White House

Buddy Roemer’s Long and Winding Road to the White House

Former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer has been quietly roaming the New Hampshire countryside in an RV, gauging support for a possible presidential bid. Nobody seems to believe he has even a remote chance of winning the Republican nomination, including voters in the state that has […]

by · May 25, 2011 · 3 comments ·