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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 addresses supporters at a campaign rally, Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, in Grand Rapids, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton got 'schlonged' in 2008 election

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday panned Hillary Clinton's bathroom break during Saturday's debate as "disgusting," and he used a crude sexual term to describe her loss in the 2008 Democratic presidential primary contest. Published December 22, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signs autographs during a campaign rally at the Veterans Memorial Building, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Donald Trump: 'I will demand an apology from Hillary'

Billionaire businessman and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump says he wants an apology from Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton for saying that the Islamic State terrorist group is using Mr. Trump's comments about Muslims to attract new recruits. Published December 21, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Veterans Memorial Building, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) ** FILE **

Donald Trump has 21-point lead over No. 2 Ted Cruz: poll

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has a 21-point lead over Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas in a new national poll on the 2016 GOP field that showed both candidates pick up support from last month. Published December 21, 2015

Donald Trump, left, and Ted Cruz joke about remarks Cruz has made about Trump's temperament during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Venetian Hotel & Casino on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) ** FILE **

Ted Cruz leads Donald Trump by 9 points in Iowa: poll

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas has opened up a 9-point lead on 2016 GOP rival Donald Trump in the early state of Iowa, according to a new poll that shows Mr. Cruz pulling support from former Ben Carson supporters. Published December 21, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves to supporters at a campaign event, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, at Sokol Auditorium in Omaha, Neb. (Kristin Streff/The Journal-Star via AP) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders by 31 points: poll

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a 31-point lead over Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont, according to a new national poll released as the candidates prepare for Saturday's Democratic presidential debate in New Hampshire. Published December 18, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Mason City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton cuts into Bernie Sanders' lead in N.H.: poll

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has eaten into 2016 Democratic rival Sen. Bernard Sanders' double-digit advantage in New Hampshire, according to a poll released this week on the early presidential state. Published December 18, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, in this Nov. 23, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)

Donald Trump: 'I've always felt fine' about Vladimir Putin

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Friday that he's always felt "fine" about Russian President Vladimir Putin and that Russia can be a "positive force" in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group. Published December 18, 2015

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert leaves the federal courthouse Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in Chicago, where he changed his plea to guilty in a hush-money case that alleges he agreed to pay someone $3.5 million to hide claims of past misconduct. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Former Speaker Dennis Hastert recovering from stroke

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, who pleaded guilty in October to lying to the FBI in a hush money case, suffered a stroke last month and is currently recovering in a hospital. Published December 17, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, speaks to students during a campaign stop at the Community College, Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) ** FILE **

Bernie Sanders' campaign crosses 2 million donations mark

Sen. Bernard Sanders' presidential campaign has now received more than 2 million contributions, outpacing all other non-incumbent candidates and putting him close to where President Obama was during his 2012 re-election campaign. Published December 17, 2015

This photo provided by ABC shows guest Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump, left, with host Jimmy Kimmel, on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Los Angeles. The ABC show airs every weeknight, 11:35 p.m. - 12:41 a.m., ET. (Randy Holmes/ABC via AP)

Donald Trump: 'I've been a little bit divisive'

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said this week that he's been a "little bit divisive" and that he'd like to see the Republican party come together. Published December 17, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Mason City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders by 33 points: poll

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a 33-point lead over Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont in a new national poll on the 2016 Democratic presidential field, with nearly three-quarters of Democrats reporting a favorable opinion of Mrs. Clinton. Published December 17, 2015