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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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Majority of Americans say gun rights are more important than gun control

A majority of Americans think it is more important to protect the right to keep and bear arms than it is to control gun ownership, according to Pew Research Center polling, which showed voters' general views on guns vary widely based on whether they support Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton for president. Published August 26, 2016

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton react as balloons fall during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 28, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Donald Trump: The Clintons are the 'real predators'

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says the Clintons are the "real predators," with his campaign releasing a web video Friday highlighting Hillary Clinton's past comments about young "super predators" and praise for her husband's tough-on-crime policies. Published August 26, 2016

Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at his South Carolina Republican presidential primary rally in Columbia on Feb. 20, 2016, (Associated Press) **FILE**

Jeb Bush: Donald Trump's shift on immigration 'abhorrent'

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says Donald Trump is turning into a typical politician with his recent comments on illegal immigration, saying Mr. Trump is correct to try to reach out to new constituencies but that it's anyone's guess what he might actually believe. Published August 25, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at campaign event at John Marshall High School in Cleveland on Aug. 17, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 7 points in Michigan: Poll

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 7 points in Michigan, a state Mr. Trump has said he wants to paint red after it's gone blue in six straight presidential elections, according to a Suffolk University poll released Thursday. Published August 25, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, seated next to Dr. Ben Carson, holds a roundtable meeting with the Republican Leadership Initiative in his offices at Trump Tower in New York, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Trump: Black community has been 'let down' by Clinton, Democrats

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Thursday that Hillary Clinton and the Democrats have "let down" the black community and that people can expect him to lay out more detailed immigration plans over the next week or so, as he continues his recent outreach to minority communities. Published August 25, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Donald Trump: 'Hillary Clinton is a bigot'

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says Democratic rival Hillary Clinton is a "bigot" and that she'll do nothing for the African-American and Hispanic communities. Published August 25, 2016

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is the target of the same accusations she lobbed at Barack Obama in the 2008 campaign. (Associated Press)

Hillary Clinton haunted by her own 'pay-to-play' attacks against Obama

Eight years ago, it was Hillary Clinton who was accusing candidate Barack Obama of being swayed by his financial backers, including his connections with Tony Rezko, a fundraiser who was imprisoned for his role in "pay-to-play" schemes involving former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Published August 24, 2016