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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

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets members of the audience at a rally at Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Hillary Clinton: 'I take classified information seriously'

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Monday said she regrets some of the reactions that have resulted from her decision to use a private email system and server as secretary of state, likening the response from some quarters to criticism she's faced over the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi. Published February 1, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by her husband, former President Bill Clinton and their daughter Chelsea Clinton, waves as she arrives to speak at a rally at Abraham Lincoln High School in Des Moines, Iowa, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Hillary Clinton: I'm a better candidate with a better organization than in 2008

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Monday she's a better candidate and is better organized than she was when she lost the Iowa caucuses eight years ago, citing her experience as secretary of state as voters in the Hawkeye State prepare to make their choices Monday evening. Published February 1, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks to reporters after a campaign event, Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Marco Rubio: Ted Cruz would be the front-runner in Iowa

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida on Friday tried to set some expectations for Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas ahead of Monday's Iowa caucuses, saying at this point Mr. Cruz would be the front-runner in the state. Published January 29, 2016

Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd before addressing supporters at a campaign rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., in this Dec. 21, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) **FILE**

Donald Trump leads Ted Cruz, John Kasich by 15 points in N.H.: poll

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump has a solid grip on New Hampshire in the 2016 Republican primary contest, but a good chunk of GOP voters in the state would opt for other choices in a general election if former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg entered the race, according to a poll released Thursday. Published January 28, 2016

Democratic presidential candidates, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. talk over each other during the Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Sanders cuts Clinton lead in Iowa to 5 points: poll

With just days left until Monday's caucuses, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a five-point lead in Iowa over 2016 Democratic presidential rival Sen. Bernard Sanders, according to a poll released Thursday that appears to back up Mr. Sanders' recent contention that he could struggle if turnout isn't high enough. Published January 28, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses as he speaks at a rally at Muscatine High School in Muscatine, Iowa, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Donald Trump: Two candidates told me they want to come to my event

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump indicated Thursday morning that he's been contacted by two candidates who want to come to his "special event" Thursday evening in Iowa that's to be held at the same time as the main GOP presidential debate. Published January 28, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton and Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speak during a break at the NBC, YouTube Democratic presidential debate at the Gaillard Center, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton up in Iowa, S.C.; Bernie Sanders leads in N.H.: polls

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a slight edge over 2016 Democratic presidential rival Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont in Iowa, days ahead of the Feb. 1 caucuses, and she holds a big lead over Mr. Sanders in South Carolina, while Mr. Sanders has a sizable advantage in New Hampshire, according to a set of polls released Thursday. Published January 28, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses as he speaks at a rally at Muscatine High School in Muscatine, Iowa, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Donald Trump leads Ted Cruz by 7 points in Iowa: poll

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has picked up 11 points of support among likely Iowa likely GOP caucus-goers since last month to move ahead of Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, according to a poll released Wednesday that indicates Mr. Trump could need a turnout significantly higher than in 2012 to win the state outright. Published January 27, 2016