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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

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker talks at his table before President Barack Obama arrived to speaks to members of the National Governors Association, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in the State Dining Room of White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Scott Walker: 'Fame or fortune' line wasn't a slight at Jeb Bush

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says a line he delivered earlier this week when describing his humble upbringing wasn't intended to be a slight at former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a potential rival in the 2016 GOP presidential contest. Published February 25, 2015

FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2012, file photo, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Strickland jumped into the U.S. Senate race against Republican Rob Portman on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, adding a formidable contender with statewide name recognition to the 2016 contest, a Democrat with knowledge of Strickland's plans said. The person was not authorized to release the information and spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Ted Strickland to challenge Rob Portman in 2016 Ohio Senate race

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland announced Wednesday that he will challenge incumbent GOP Sen. Rob Portman in 2016, delivering Democrats a big-name recruit as they look to play offense and re-take control of the Senate in 2016. Published February 25, 2015

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker talks at his table before President Barack Obama arrived to speaks to members of the National Governors Association, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in the State Dining Room of White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Scott Walker surges to double-digit lead in Iowa

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is continuing a strong showing in recent polling on the 2016 GOP presidential field, taking 25 percent in a poll of likely Iowa caucus-goers — about twice as high as his closest would-be rival. Published February 25, 2015

Hillary Rodham Clinton is seen in New York in this Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

Hillary Clinton: Can 'never condone' what Edward Snowden did

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said at an event in Silicon Valley Tuesday that she could "never condone" the actions of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked details of some of the agency's surveillance techniques in 2013. Published February 25, 2015

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker participates in the opening session of the National Governors Winter Meeting in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Scott Walker slams liberal media's 'gotcha' agenda

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took a few shots at the press Monday, dinging reporters for a focus on "gotcha moments" he says are of little import to regular Americans. Published February 24, 2015

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at Georgetown University in Washington on Dec. 3, 2014. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Super PAC uses Elizabeth Warren's words against Hillary Clinton

American Crossroads, the super PAC founded in part by longtime Republican political operative Karl Rove, took aim at former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in a new online ad released Monday that makes use of the words of Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. Published February 23, 2015

In this Feb. 9, 2015, file photo, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal talks about his plan for national education reform at a policy breakfast on Capitol Hill in Washington. His budget maneuvers have created shortfalls and hefty debts for the state's next governor. Now, the Republican is running out of short-term patches and is struggling to plug a $1.6 billion budget hole just as he tries to build support for a possible 2016 presidential run.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Bobby Jindal: Obama 'incapable of being commander-in-chief'

In a sharply-worded new critique, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says that President Obama's handling of the Islamic State terrorist group has shown the country he is "incapable of bring commander-in-chief of the United States of America." Published February 23, 2015