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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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Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks during a campaign event at Iowa State University, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Carly Fiorina gets support from Mitt Romney, Kelly Ayotte, Newt Gingrich in debate push

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina has picked up some big-name backers in her bid to get onto the GOP presidential debate stage this Saturday in Manchester, winning support on Thursday from 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Published February 4, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 in Waterloo, Iowa. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Cruz, Rubio closing in on Trump after Iowa: Poll

Businessman Donald Trump's support has gone down nine points since December, according to a poll on the 2016 GOP field taken after Mr. Trump's second-place finish in Iowa to Sen. Ted Cruz, who was nipping at Mr. Trump's heels along with Sen. Marco Rubio. Published February 4, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a town hall at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) ** FILE **

Chris Christie: Time to move on from Iowa

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that people should move on from Iowa, amid charges from 2016 GOP rival Donald Trump that Sen. Ted Cruz "stole" a win the state on Monday. Published February 4, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump  and Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, from left, participate during the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate at the North Charleston Coliseum, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt) ** FILE **

Marco Rubio jumps into second place in New Hampshire

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a sizable lead in New Hampshire ahead of the first-in-the-nation primary, and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida has moved into second place, according to a poll released Thursday. Published February 4, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 in Waterloo, Iowa. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)** FILE **

Donald Trump tells Arkansas crowd: Bill and Hillary Clinton 'left you'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told a crowd in Little Rock Wednesday night that former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton "left" them, and that the Clintons wouldn't be as big a draw as Mr. Trump is now. Published February 4, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks during a rally at the Mid-America Center Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Rand Paul suspends presidential campaign

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky announced Wednesday he is suspending his presidential campaign, saying it's been an "honor" to participate in the GOP primary race while pledging to continue to fight on in the U.S. Senate. Published February 3, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and Vampire Weekend lead singer Ezra Koenig wave during a campaign rally at  the University of Iowa, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ** FILE **

Bernie Sanders: I will participate in debate Thursday night

Sen. Bernard Sanders said Wednesday he plans to participate in a Thursday night debate with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, amid haggling from both camps over the prospect of future debates in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary contest. Published February 3, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a campaign rally, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato) ** FILE **

Marco Rubio: I'm not running to beat up on other Republicans

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida responded to recent attacks by some of his 2016 GOP presidential rivals by saying former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have had a "tough couple days" and that he's not running to beat up on other Republicans. Published February 3, 2016