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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 Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in West Bend, Wis., Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton 'can't keep anything private'

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said he's concerned about his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton receiving classified intelligence briefings, saying she can't keep anything private and she committed a crime through her private email set-up. Published August 17, 2016

In this May 27, 2016, file photo, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson speaks to supporters and delegates at the National Libertarian Party Convention in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Gary Johnson surpasses $2.9 million in online donations for August

Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson's campaign has secured more than $2.9 million in online contributions in the first two weeks of August, powered by a "money bomb" on Monday to try to boost his name ID ahead of the presidential debates. Published August 16, 2016

Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks with the audience at the Fancy Farm Picnic, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 in Fancy Farm Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Rand Paul backs Liz Cheney's primary opponent in Wyoming congressional race

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is urging Wyoming voters to support Leland Christiansen, who squares off against Liz Cheney in a GOP congressional primary in Wyoming Tuesday, taking some indirect shots at former Vice President Dick Cheney, Ms. Cheney's father, in the process. Published August 15, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts while greeting supporters after giving a speech on the economy at Futuramic Tool & Engineering, in Warren, Mich., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in Fla., N.C., Va., Colo.: Polls

Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump in the four key battleground states of Florida, North Carolina, Virginia and Colorado and has built on her leads from last month in all of the states but Florida, according to polling released Friday. Published August 12, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump attends a rally in Kissimmee, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (Loren Elliott/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

Trump campaign: Broader point about Obama and ISIS is not sarcastic

Donald Trump's campaign said Friday Mr. Trump was being sarcastic when he used the term "founder" to describe President Obama's relationship with the Islamic State terror group, but that his broader point about Mr. Obama's foreign policy was not sarcastic. Published August 12, 2016

Former Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh is running for his old seat, giving fresh optimism to Democrats anxious to retake control of the Senate. (Associated Press)

Evan Bayh boosts Democrats' hopes for retaking Senate

Former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh's entrance into Indiana's U.S. Senate race has given Democrats fresh optimism that they can net the handful of seats needed to retake control of the Senate, with recent surveys showing Mr. Bayh in a position to win a race the GOP had considered safe just a few months ago. Published August 11, 2016