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David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at dsherfinski@washingtontimes.com.

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The dome of the Capitol is reflected in a skylight of the Capitol Visitor's Center in Washington on  Jan. 1, 2013. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Gallup: Dissatisfaction with government is nation's top problem, Americans say

Americans narrowly say that dissatisfaction with government is the most important problem facing the country today, and that Republicans are better equipped to handle what they think is the country's top problem than Democrats are, according to results from a Gallup survey released Thursday. Published September 17, 2015

Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump speaks during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, Calif., on Sept. 16, 2015. (Associated Press)

Rand Paul on Donald Trump: 'I think America's about done'

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky said he thinks America is "about done" with Republican presidential rival Donald Trump, saying there isn't much appetite in the country for "some sort of buffoon" who insults women. Published September 17, 2015

Republican presidential candidate, businesswoman Carly Fiorina, makes a point during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Carly Fiorina: 'It's still different for women'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said at Wednesday's GOP presidential debate that 2016 rival Carly Fiorina is a "beautiful woman," in the wake of comments he made about her face in a recent magazine interview. Published September 17, 2015

Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush defended his brother, former President George W. Bush, against criticism from Donald Trump Wednesday night, saying "he kept us safe." (Associated Press)

Donald Trump: 'I believe strongly in apology'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Thursday he's not opposed to apologizing but that there's nothing to apologize for with respect to comments he's made suggesting former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's Mexican-born wife, Columba, influences Mr. Bush's views on immigration. Published September 17, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) speaks to a large crowd inside of the Bishop Barnwell Room during a "Stand with Rand" rally on the campus of Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. (Kyle Green/Idaho Statesman via AP) ** FILE **

Rand Paul: I'm ready to go 'mano e mano' with Donald Trump

Sen. Rand Paul warned Wednesday he's planning to send a "not-so-subtle signal" to 2016 GOP front-runner Donald Trump at the Republican presidential debate and predicted Mr. Trump would come back with something derogatory about Mr. Paul's physical appearance if pushed. Published September 16, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina has gained support in national polls. (AP Photo/File)

Carly Fiorina: 'I think Mr. Trump's going to be hearing quite a lot from me'

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, who managed to qualify for the main stage at Wednesday's GOP presidential debate after participating in the "undercard" forum last month, said Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump can expect to hear a lot from her. Published September 16, 2015

The possibility of a Donald Trump/Ben Carson presidential ticket for 2016 has surfaced in the news media. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Donald Trump has edge over Ben Carson in New Hampshire: poll

Real estate mogul Donald Trump has a 4-point lead over retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson in the early presidential state of New Hampshire, according to a new poll from WBUR on the 2016 GOP presidential field. Published September 16, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to supporters after speaking at a campaign event in Dallas on Sept. 14, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Donald Trump, Ben Carson lead Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio in Fla.: poll

Businessman Donald Trump has a double-digit lead over his closest 2016 GOP competitor in Florida, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, with both men outpacing native sons Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, according to a poll released Tuesday. Published September 15, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vermont independent and Democratic presidential candidate, gestures during a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., on Sept. 14, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Bernie Sanders leads Hillary Clinton by 7 points in N.H.: poll

Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont has a 7-point lead in New Hampshire over former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in the race for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, according to a poll released Tuesday. Published September 15, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the Brookings Institution in Washington on Sept. 9, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Six in 10 voters say Hillary Clinton likely broke law with email: poll

Nearly six in 10 likely voters in the country think it's likely that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton broke the law by sending and receiving emails containing classified information through a private server while serving as the nation's top diplomat, according to a survey released Tuesday. Published September 15, 2015