Articles by: Darcy G. Richardson

Ex-Marion County Coroner Again Challenging Indiana’s Dan Burton

Ex-Marion County Coroner Again Challenging Indiana’s Dan Burton

Former Marion County coroner John McGoff, who surprised almost everybody by garnering 45 percent of the primary vote against longtime U.S. Rep. Dan Burton in 2008, is running again and probably poses the greatest political threat to the Indiana Republican lawmaker in his thirty-year career […]

by · June 1, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Vermont’s Bernie Sanders Honors Willie Nelson

Vermont’s Bernie Sanders Honors Willie Nelson

Country music pioneer Willie Nelson was honored by Vermont’s Bernie Sanders on Sunday, reports POLITICO’s Karin Tanabe. Sanders, one of only two independent members of the U.S. Senate, presented Nelson with the 2011 Vermont Free Spirit Award in recognition of his support for the nation’s […]

by · May 31, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Santorum Relishes the Role of Underdog

Santorum Relishes the Role of Underdog

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum says the 2012 presidential election will be the most important in the nation’s history since 1860, when Abraham Lincoln — another long-shot candidate — won the presidency. Speaking at a GOP Lincoln Day Dinner in Sarasota, Florida, last week, the […]

by · May 31, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Michele Bachmann Spends Memorial Day in New Hampshire

Michele Bachmann Spends Memorial Day in New Hampshire

Michele Bachmann, the Minnesota congresswoman who is expected to declare her intentions next month in Iowa, spent Memorial Day in New Hampshire. Bachmann, 55, took part in a parade in North Hampton yesterday morning before speaking at an event organized by the Strafford County and […]

by · May 31, 2011 · 0 comments ·
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 ·