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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at

Articles by David Sherfinski

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to local residents during a campaign stop at the Iowa City Public Library in Iowa City, Iowa, on July 7, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Hillary Clinton: I support the Iran agreement

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham said in a statement late Tuesday that she supports the agreement on Iran's nuclear program, taking credit for helping put in place some of the sanctions she says aided the negotiations and saying no options should be taken off the table, including military ones, to respond to cheating. Published July 15, 2015

Former Vice President Dick Cheney pauses as he speaks at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI)  in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, about the current state and future of American foreign policy. Cheney spoke at the AEI a day after he spoke to House Republicans.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) ** FILE **

Dick Cheney on Iran deal: 'I can't help but just shake my head'

Former Vice President Dick Cheney says the deal on Iran's nuclear program is likely to foment an arms race in the region that puts the prospect of the actual use of nuclear weapons the closest it's been since World War II. Published July 15, 2015

Opponents trash Donald Trump as his poll numbers soar

Donald Trump is dominating the Republican presidential race, surging in the polls, sucking up all the oxygen with revelations of a net worth in excess of $10 billion, and leaving his opponents sputtering that his candidacy is ruining the GOP. Published July 15, 2015

In this July 9, 2015 photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,  speaks at the Alliance for Retired Americans 2015 National Legislative Conference in Washington.    From his run for mayor of Burlington to numerous campaigns for Congress, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has for more than three decades eschewed traditional party labels in his pursuit of political office, winning election after election as an independent.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

New poll shows Bernie Sanders gaining on Hillary Clinton, with Joe Biden looming

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vermont independent, has gained some ground against former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton over the past few months in the race for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, though Mrs. Clinton still has a firm grasp on the top spot, according to a new poll. Published July 15, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands prior to speaking at a rally before a crowd of 3,500 Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

N.H., Iowa, S.C. newspapers to sponsor GOP presidential forum Aug. 3

Leading newspapers in the early presidential states of Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina are co-sponsoring a Republican presidential forum on Aug. 3, just days before the first Republican National Committee-sanctioned debate is to be held in Cleveland. Published July 15, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waits to speak during a news conference, Friday, July 10, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) ** FILE **

Donald Trump blasts 'horrible' Iran nuclear deal

Businessman Donald Trump joined other 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls in tearing into the deal on Iran's nuclear program that was announced Tuesday, calling the agreement "horrible" and "bad for Israel." Published July 14, 2015

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a town hall meeting, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in Exeter, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) ** FILE **

Marco Rubio: Iran deal 'undermines our national security'

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida on Tuesday blasted the announced deal on Iran's nuclear program, saying President Obama has "consistently negotiated from a position of weakness, giving concession after concession to a regime that has American blood on its hands, holds Americans hostage and has consistently violated every agreement it ever signed." Published July 14, 2015

Sen. Lindsey Graham will take a break from the campaign trail Thursday and to the U.S. Capitol to formally introduce the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act before the U.S. Senate. (Associated press)

Lindsey Graham: Hillary Clinton 'could negotiate a better deal than this'

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton -- but not fellow GOP presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky -- could have negotiated a better deal on Iran's nuclear program. Published July 14, 2015

Donald Trump welcomes voters wary of publicity-driven campaign

Businessman and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday welcomed a new poll that said about four in 10 GOP voters think he's running mainly for publicity, saying a lot of them are actually Trump voters and his numbers have been strong elsewhere. Published July 14, 2015