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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

Ben Carson. (By Rod Lamkey Jr./Special to The Washington Times)

Ben Carson: If you're black and oppose 'progressive agenda,' 'you're crazy'

Kicking off a slate of speakers at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), retired neurologist Ben Carson alluded to his recently being added — and removed — from an extremist watch list in criticizing what he called the left's propensity to "re-label and name things." Published February 26, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, speaks Feb. 26, 2015, during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. (Rod Lamkey Jr./Special to The Washington Times)

Conservatives troubled by Rubio’s immigration push

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz criticized GOP congressional leaders Thursday, saying they have been tone-deaf when it comes to the conservative calls to defund President Obama's executive amnesty. Published February 26, 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

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 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

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