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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 hopeful Donald Trump speaks at his South Carolina campaign kickoff rally in Bluffton, S.C., Tuesday, July 21, 2015.  (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton) ** FILE **

Donald Trump has double-digit lead in New Hampshire: poll

Businessman Donald Trump has a 12-point lead on his nearest 2016 Republican presidential rival in a poll released by Monmouth University on Tuesday -- days after another survey also showing Mr. Trump leading in the Granite State was released. Published July 28, 2015

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus (Associated Press) **FILE**

Reince Priebus: I don't see third-party Donald Trump run happening

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said Monday he doesn't see Donald Trump launching a third-party candidacy if he doesn't secure the 2016 GOP presidential nomination -- though he said Republican candidates should pledge not to do so. Published July 27, 2015

Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at the Republican National Committee spring meeting luncheon in Scottsdale, Ariz., on May 15, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Mike Huckabee slams Obama for discounting Iran's 'repeated' threats

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee responded Monday to President Obama's denouncing the 2016 GOP presidential candidate's linking of the Iran nuclear deal to the Holocaust by saying it's Mr. Obama who isn't taking Iran's threats seriously. Published July 27, 2015

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks to the media during a tour of the the World Trade International Bridge at the U.S. Mexico border in Laredo, Texas, Thursday, July 23, 2015. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Donald Trump's shifting political affiliations targeted by GOP foes

Over the course of the past three decades or so, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has registered as a Republican several times, as a Democrat and Independence Party member once, and has also declined to identify with a party as his Republican opponents press him on his evolving politics. Published July 27, 2015

In a speech last week outlining her economic agenda, Hillary Rodham Clinton vowed that, if elected president, she would crack down on Wall Street and more vigorously pursue criminal charges against corporate titans who break the law. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton email account had classified info: IG

Some of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails had classified information in them, though they weren't specifically labeled classified at the time, and at least one of those emails has already been put out in public by the department, its inspector general has concluded. Published July 24, 2015

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks at his South Carolina campaign kickoff rally in Bluffton, S.C., on July 21, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Local union for Border Patrol agents pulls out of Donald Trump events

The Border Patrol agents that had invited Donald Trump to visit them on the border announced they were pulling out of the presidential candidate's Thursday plans in Laredo, Texas -- a move the Trump campaign described as a silencing from superiors in D.C. who don't want people to know things on the border are "every bit as bad as Mr. Trump has been saying." Published July 23, 2015

Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican and 2016 presidential hopeful, greets supporters in Central, S.C., on June 1, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Lindsey Graham: Donald Trump 'a political car wreck'

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who demonstrated various ways to destroy a cell phone after his number was read aloud by Donald Trump at a campaign rally Tuesday, likened Mr. Trump to a car crash on Thursday. Published July 23, 2015

"There's great danger with the illegals," Donald Trump said shortly after touring a section of the U.S.-Mexico border near Laredo, Texas. "We have a tremendous danger on the border with the illegals coming in." (Associated Press)

Donald Trump at Texas border warns of 'tremendous danger' from illegal immigrants

GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump said Thursday there is a "tremendous danger on the border" with illegal immigrants coming into the country, that Border Patrol agents need to be allowed to do their jobs, and that he's the Republican to take down former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Published July 23, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at FreedomFest in Las Vegas on July 11, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Donald Trump threatens third-party run: report

Businessman and real estate mogul Donald Trump says the chances he'll launch a third-party run for the White House will increase if he feels he's being treated unfairly by the Republican National Committee. Published July 23, 2015