Articles by: Darcy G. Richardson

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 ·
Cain Declares for the Presidency, Says U.S. Has Become a ‘Nation of Crises’

Cain Declares for the Presidency, Says U.S. Has Become a ‘Nation of Crises’

Herman Cain, the former radio talk show host and CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, officially joined the crowded field for the Republican presidential nomination this afternoon at a rally in downtown Atlanta. The United States has “become a nation of crises,” said Cain in declaring his […]

by · May 21, 2011 · 0 comments ·
A Modern-Day Shields? Kucinich Spending Weekend in Seattle

A Modern-Day Shields? Kucinich Spending Weekend in Seattle

Dennis Kucinich, who expects his congressional seat in Cleveland’s 10th district to be eliminated when the state loses two U.S. House seats through redistricting, is spending the weekend attending several events in the Seattle area, one of several places the eight-term Ohio congressman is reportedly eyeing […]

by · May 21, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Bozell: If GOP Doesn’t Get Its Act Together, a Third Party Could Sweep It Aside

Bozell: If GOP Doesn’t Get Its Act Together, a Third Party Could Sweep It Aside

Disturbed by what he perceives as a lack of urgency on the part of the GOP’s slowly developing presidential field, conservative media critic Brent Bozell believes it’s time for Republican candidates for president — both declared and undeclared — to get with the program or […]

by · May 20, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Herman Cain Set to Officially Join GOP Contest Tomorrow at Noon Rally in Atlanta

Herman Cain Set to Officially Join GOP Contest Tomorrow at Noon Rally in Atlanta

The announcements keep coming. Some in, some out. Herman Cain, the former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, is expected to declare his candidacy for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination tomorrow at a noon rally at Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta. Cain, a rising star in […]

by · May 20, 2011 · 1 comment ·
TPaw to Make it Official on Monday

TPaw to Make it Official on Monday

Tim Pawlenty will make it official on Monday with an event in Des Moines, Iowa. Pawlenty’s announcement, coming only two months after he formed an exploratory committee, will include Monday morning appearances on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and CBS’s “The Early Show,” according to several […]

by · May 20, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Bachmann’s Reading List Gives Her ‘Pause’

Bachmann’s Reading List Gives Her ‘Pause’

Minnesota’s Michele Bachmann is reportedly reading Game Change in preparation for her anticipated candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. Authored by veteran political reporter Mark Halperin and New York magazine’s John Heilemann, Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of […]

by · May 20, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Pawlenty Hopes for a ‘Cadillac-Level Campaign,’ Might Have to Settle for a Buick

Pawlenty Hopes for a ‘Cadillac-Level Campaign,’ Might Have to Settle for a Buick

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, struggling in the polls and desperate to kick-start his fledgling campaign for the White House, reportedly raised over $800,000 at a private fundraising dinner in Minneapolis on Wednesday night. Some 400 Pawlenty supporters attended the event. The fifty-year-old Pawlenty, making […]

by · May 20, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Widely-Traveled Santorum Outpacing His Rivals

Widely-Traveled Santorum Outpacing His Rivals

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, who plans a weekend trip to Iowa, has quickly become the most widely-traveled candidate in the GOP field, logging no fewer than 16 trips to New Hampshire, 15 to South Carolina and another 14 to Iowa, according to NBC’s Jason […]

by · May 20, 2011 · 1 comment ·