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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at dsherfinski@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by David Sherfinski

Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb. Bush speaks at the Road to Majority 2015 convention in Washington, Friday, June 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ** FILE **

Jeb Bush: Confederate flag has become a 'racist' symbol

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, speaking in South Carolina Monday, said he removed the Confederate flag from the Florida Capitol grounds as governor because it was "the right thing to do" and that the flag has become a "racist" symbol in the country's recent history. Published June 30, 2015

Democratic presidential hopeful former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks to local residents at a house party in New Castle, N.H., Saturday, June 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter)

Martin O'Malley: Climate change can boost job growth

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who has recently called for the United States to be using 100 percent clean energy by 2050, said over the weekend in Iowa that climate change is actually a business opportunity that can spur job growth. Published June 29, 2015

Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks during the Road to Majority 2015 convention in Washington, Friday, June 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

John Kasich to announce 2016 intentions on July 21

Ohio Gov. John Kasich plans to announce his 2016 presidential intentions in Columbus on July 21, with a website for the Ohio governor offering people the opportunity to sign up to attend a "special announcement." Published June 29, 2015

Obama phones Jim Obergefell, plaintiff in gay marriage case

Before President Obama hailed Friday's Supreme Court decision on gay marriage as a "victory for America" in a Rose Garden speech, he personally phoned one of the plaintiffs, Jim Obergefell, to congratulate him. Published June 26, 2015