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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

Virginia Tech senior and resident adviser David Dorsett (left) visits with freshman and fellow Lee Hall dorm resident Matt Londrey. (Associated Press)

Virginia Senate upholds in-state tuition for illegal immigrants

The Virginia state Senate on Tuesday defeated a measure that would have barred young illegal immigrants granted temporary relief from deportation by the federal government from being eligible for in-state college tuition rates, rejecting the bill that challenged a decision last year from the state's attorney general. Published January 20, 2015

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at Georgetown University in Washington in this Dec. 3, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

85 percent of Democrats want Hillary Clinton to run: poll

Eighty-five percent of Democrats want to see former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, the party's frontrunner for the 2016 presidential nomination, enter the race, compared to just 11 percent who say they don't want to see her run, according to a new poll from CBS News. Published January 19, 2015

Rick Perry: 'I'm ready' for another White House run

Outgoing Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who will hand over the reins of the Lone Star State this week after more than 14 years in office, says he's prepared to take another run at the White House in 2016 if he ultimately decides to enter the race. Published January 19, 2015

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks in Louisville, Ky., in this Oct. 29, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

In London, Bobby Jindal slams prospect of Muslim 'no-go zones'

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday decried the prospect of so-called "no-go zones," in which countries supposedly give up local control of certain areas to autonomous Muslim immigrants, days after Fox News issued several corrections in the wake of a guest's assertion that such areas exist in places like Britain and France. Published January 19, 2015

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks with the media at the Peppermill restaurant Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in Las Vegas. Paul is a possible Republican presidential candidate. (AP Photo/John Locher) ** FILE **

Rand Paul: Benghazi precludes Hillary from presidential consideration

Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, reiterated what could become a go-to attack line for a would-be presidential campaign over the weekend, saying that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's response to the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on a U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, precludes her from becoming president. Published January 19, 2015