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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at

Articles by David Sherfinski

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Michelle Nunn, center, with her daughter Elizabeth, greets early voters after she cast a ballot at Fulton County's Adamsville Recreation Center in Atlanta in this Oct. 15, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)

Michelle Nunn up 3 points in Georgia Senate race: poll

Democrat Michelle Nunn leads Republican David Perdue by 3 points, 47 percent to 44 percent, in a new poll on the U.S. Senate race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Saxby Chambliss in Georgia. Published October 24, 2014

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., meets with students and faculty after speaking at a campaign event for Republican businessman Rod Blum, who is running against Democratic state lawmaker Pat Murphy in the 1st Congressional District, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, on the University of Northern Iowa campus in Cedar Falls, Iowa. (AP Photo/Waterloo Courier, Matthew Putney)

In NYC address, Rand Paul calls for foreign policy of 'conservative realism'

Seeking to shed an isolationist label that some have tried to stick on him, Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday called for an American foreign policy agenda he touted as "conservative realism" that falls in between hawkish interventionism and disengagement from the rest of the world. Published October 24, 2014

Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks to reporters, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, after her appearance at the Bowling Green Noon Rotary Club in Bowling Green, Kentucky. (AP Photo/Daily News, Miranda Pederson)

National Democrats going back on the air in Kentucky

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) is going back on the air in Kentucky to boost Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in her race against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Published October 23, 2014

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott, middle, introduces actor Chuck Norris to his mother-in-law, Mary Lucy Phalen, during a campaign event at the Casa Rio restaurant in San Antonio, Texas, on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/San Antonio Express-News, Billy Calzada)

Chuck Norris endorses Greg Abbott for governor in Texas

Chuck Norris, the martial arts guru who starred in the popular television show "Walker, Texas Ranger" and movies like "The Way of the Dragon" with Bruce Lee, has thrown his support behind Republican attorney general Greg Abbott, who is running to be the next governor of the Lone Star State. Published October 23, 2014

Bernie Sanders: Guessing I won't be caucusing with Republicans

With independent candidates running competitively in U.S. Senate races in Kansas and South Dakota, there's renewed speculation about which party Maine's independent U.S. senator, Angus King, might caucus with if the Senate is close to evenly divided come January. Published October 23, 2014

In this Oct. 6, 2014 photo, candidate for U.S. Senate, Rep. Cory Gardner, (R-Colo.), left, speaks as incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, (D-Colo.), right, listens during a debate in Denver. The two are locked in what many polls say is a tight race, less than three weeks before election day on Nov. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Gardner up seven over Udall in Colorado Senate race: Poll

A new poll shows GOP Rep. Cory Gardner with a seven-point lead, 46 percent to 39 percent, in his bid to unseat incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in Colorado, with President Obama's sagging approval ratings pulling down the incumbent. Published October 22, 2014

Georgia candidate Michelle Nunn's poll numbers are increasing, presenting a potential roadblock to a Republican November Senate takeover. (Associated Press)

Michelle Nunn up 2 points in new Georgia Senate poll

A new poll shows Democrat Michelle Nunn leading by 2 points in the U.S. Senate race in Georgia over Republican David Perdue in a race both sides have quickly turned their attention to as one that could ultimately determine control of the U.S. Senate. Published October 22, 2014