Articles by: Darcy G. Richardson

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 ·
Hochul Scores Stunning Upset in NY’s 26th District, Tea Party’s Davis a Distant Third

Hochul Scores Stunning Upset in NY’s 26th District, Tea Party’s Davis a Distant Third

In an election that clearly turned into a referendum on U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s controversial plan to overhaul Medicare, Democrat Kathy Hochul scored a stunning upset earlier tonight in New York’s Republican-leaning 26th district, one of only four congressional districts in the state carried by […]

by · May 24, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Ex-Rapper Luther ‘Luke’ Campbell Finishes Fourth in Miami-Dade Mayoral Race

Ex-Rapper Luther ‘Luke’ Campbell Finishes Fourth in Miami-Dade Mayoral Race

Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina and ex-Miami-Dade County Commissioner Carlos Gimenez appear headed for a June 28 runoff in the special election to replace Carlos Alvarez, who was ousted from office on March 15 in one of the largest recalls in U.S. history. With all […]

by · May 24, 2011 · 2 comments ·
Two New Yorkers?  Pataki Reportedly Also Looking at White House Bid

Two New Yorkers? Pataki Reportedly Also Looking at White House Bid

All of the buzz these past few days regarding a possible 2012 presidential candidacy by former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, has apparently stirred former New York governor George Pataki from his long slumber, reports the Manchester Union Leader. Pataki, who will turn 66 next month, said […]

by · May 24, 2011 · 1 comment ·
A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

“It’s not the voting that’s democracy,” wrote celebrated British playwright Tom Stoppard, “it’s the counting.” Long known for his literary acrobatics, Stoppard’s off-angle yet astoundingly astute observation was never truer than last Tuesday when voters in two of America’s major cities went to the polls […]

by · May 24, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Thaddeus McCotter Again Eyeing Possible Presidential Bid

Thaddeus McCotter Again Eyeing Possible Presidential Bid

Uncovered Politics recently reported that Michigan’s Thaddeus McCotter was eyeing a possible bid for the U.S. Senate — and not a run for the White House, as had been previously suggested — but POLITICO reported earlier today that the guitar-playing congressman is again eyeing the […]

by · May 24, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Democrat Pulls Ahead in NY’s 26th District, Tea Party’s Jack Davis Fades

Democrat Pulls Ahead in NY’s 26th District, Tea Party’s Jack Davis Fades

Democrat Kathy Hochul has pulled ahead of Republican Jane Corwin in the closely-watched race for New York’s 26th congressional district, according to a Siena Research Institute poll released on Saturday. According to the poll, Hochul, who commands a much higher favorability rating than her GOP […]

by · May 22, 2011 · 1 comment ·