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David Sherfinski

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

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush gestures while speaking to the U.S. Cuba Democracy PAC's 11th Annual Luncheon in Coral Gables, Fla., Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter) ** FILE **

Jeb Bush to release e-book, 250,000 emails from time as governor

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said he's releasing some 250,000 e-mails from his time as governor as part of an e-book early next year — adding fuel to speculation that he's preparing for a possible run for the White House. Published December 15, 2014

U.S. military guards walk within Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba, June 27, 2006. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Obama on Gitmo: Administration readies more transfers

The population at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba is down to 136 — the lowest since shortly after it opened in 2002 — as President Obama tries to look for ways to fulfill his pledge upon entering office to close the facility, a move Republicans on Capitol Hill have opposed. Published December 12, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry answers questions during an interview with The Associated Press at the historic Texas Governor's Mansion, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Rick Perry: 'Oops' won't be on my obituary

As Texas Gov. Rick Perry continues laying the groundwork for a possible run at the White House in 2016, he says he's confident he can get past one of the moments that doomed him in his 2012 run. Published December 11, 2014

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney. (AP Photo/Olivia Harris, Pool, File)

Dick Cheney: CIA torture report is 'full of crap'

Former Vice President Dick Cheney, a strong proponent of the enhanced interrogation program run by the CIA post-9/11, called the report released this week by Senate Democrats on the program a "terrible piece of work" and "deeply flawed." Published December 11, 2014

Jennifer Deasy shoots a pistol at the target range at Niagara Gun Range in North Tonawanda, N.Y., Thursday June 26, 2008. Americans can keep guns at home for self-defense, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in the justices' first-ever pronouncement on the meaning of gun rights under the Second Amendment. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

Support for gun rights at highest point in two decades

Support for gun rights is higher than it's been in decades, according to the latest data from the Pew Research Center that signals a stunning turnaround in how Americans feel about the issue just two years after the Newtown school shooting. Published December 10, 2014