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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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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. reacts to being rebuked by the Senate leadership and accused of impugning a fellow senator, Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., in this Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, on Capitol Hill in Washington Warren was barred from saying anything more on the Senate floor about Sessions after she quoted from an old letter from Martin Luther King Jr.'s widow about Sessions. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Elizabeth Warren: 'I'm running' for re-election in 2018

Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts on Tuesday tried to stiff-arm speculation about her potentially running for president in 2020, saying only that she plans to run for re-election to her current job. Published April 18, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a town hall with business leaders in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, in this April 4, 2017, file photo. Pence is set to arrive Sunday, April 16, in South Korea as President Donald Trump vows that North Korea Kim Jong-un's government is a "problem" that will be "taken care of." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Mike Pence heading to Seoul amid tensions with North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence is heading to South Korea on Sunday to kick off a trip to a handful of Asia Pacific countries, amid tensions between the United States and North Korea and a potentially forthcoming nuclear test. Published April 14, 2017

Republican gubernatorial candidate, Corey Stewart (center) gestures during opening statements as State Sen. Frank Wagner, left, and Ed Gillespie listen during a debate at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia on Thursday. Mr. Gillespie is the current leader among the three GOP candidates-- he's polling at 28 percent. (Associated Press)

Race for Virginia GOP gubernatorial nomination heats up

Ed Gillespie on Thursday worked to sidestep charges from his Virginia GOP gubernatorial rivals that he's a flip-flopping career party insider, pledging to run a campaign in 2017 that will make Republicans proud and saying he'll be a governor for "all Virginians." Published April 13, 2017

Congressional swing districts evaporate as voters move away

Congress's increasing political polarization owes more to demographic trends than it does to partisan gerrymandering of House districts, according to a new analysis this month that challenges the conventional wisdom on why Capitol Hill is so fractious. Published April 12, 2017

President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together after their meetings at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla., in this April 7, 2017, file photo. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Donald Trump: 'I hope' China can help us on North Korea

President Trump said he's hopeful that China can help the United States deal with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in the future and touted the "great chemistry" he says he had with Chinese President Xi Jinping at their recent meeting. Published April 12, 2017

White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on cybersecurity in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ** FILE **

Donald Trump on Steve Bannon: 'I'm my own strategist'

President Trump this week put a bit of daylight between himself and top strategist Stephen K. Bannon, calling Mr. Bannon a "good guy" while downplaying his role in the 2016 campaign. Published April 12, 2017

President Donald Trump holds up a pen he used to sign one of various bills in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Monday, March 27, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Donald Trump: Health care has to come before tax reform

President Trump says his plan is to revisit tackling health care before moving onto tax reform, saying the savings generated through efforts to repeal Obamacare are vital to the broader effort on taxes. Published April 12, 2017