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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 Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina listens during at a campaign event at New Boston Central School, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in New Boston, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) ** FILE **

Carly Fiorina will sign RNC loyalty pledge, says Donald Trump should do so

Businesswoman Carly Fiorina said Thursday she will sign a pledge promising to support the eventual Republican presidential nominee and not launch an independent bid if she fails to secure the 2016 GOP nomination, saying that while the pledge is essentially unenforceable, it sends a signal that people can count on candidates to keep their word. Published September 3, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks at the RedState Gathering in Atlanta on Aug. 7, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Carly Fiorina dismisses 'sexist' veep talk

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said Wednesday she hasn't made gender an issue in the 2016 presidential race and that she's not in it to be a running mate on someone else's ticket, dismissing such talk as "sexist." Published September 2, 2015

Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch (Associated Press) **FILE**

Watchdog group wants FEC probe of illegal immigrant fellow hired by DNC

A conservative watchdog group said Wednesday it has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission charging that the Democratic National Committee violated federal law when it hired an illegal immigrant as a "fellow" ahead of the 2016 presidential election. Published September 2, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, second left, applauds play as he walks with a crowd during the final round of play at The Barclays golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Edison, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Donald Trump first, Ben Carson second in Iowa: poll

Businessman Donald Trump and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson are running first and second among the 2016 GOP field in Iowa, according to a Loras College poll released this week. Published September 2, 2015

Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush participate during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Jeb finally strikes back -- hammers the 'Real Donald Trump' in Web video

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential campaign released a video Tuesday that purports to show the "real Donald Trump" using past statements from the billionaire businessman saying he is "very pro-choice" and praising former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as a "terrific woman." Published September 1, 2015