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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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Democratic presidential candidates, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, and Hillary Clinton shake hands after a Democratic presidential primary debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders both beat Donald Trump head-to-head: poll

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont both top GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump in head-to-head match-ups, while Mrs. Clinton is locked in much tighter contests against Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Ted Cruz, according to polling released Tuesday. Published March 1, 2016

Donald Trump began celebrating Super Tuesday early at a rally in Valdosta, Georgia. "Tomorrow is a big day and I want you to lead the pack," he told the crowd at Valdosta State University. "We are going to have a lot of success."

Trump eyes Super Tuesday landslide as Republicans beg voters to back away

The GOP presidential field mounted a last-ditch effort to derail Donald Trump ahead of Super Tuesday's slate of primaries, with Sen. Marco Rubio demanding the billionaire businessman begin making his signature clothing lines in the U.S., while Sen. Ted Cruz accused him of plotting to go back on his vow to deport illegal immigrants. Published February 29, 2016

John Kasich: I will beat Donald Trump in Ohio

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said Monday he will beat GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump in Mr. Kasich's home state of Ohio and that he's better positioned in the Buckeye State than Sen. Marco Rubio is in Florida. Published February 29, 2016

Sen. Ben Sasse, Nebraska Republican. (Associated Press/File)

Ben Sasse says he cannot support Donald Trump

Sen. Ben Sasse, Nebraska Republican, says he can't support GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump for president and that he'll likely look for a third candidate to support if the billionaire businessman ultimately wins the Republican nomination. Published February 29, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. speaks during a rally, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Emboldened Rubio keeps punching, mocks Trump as blowhard prima donna

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is stepping up his attacks on GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump, mocking the billionaire businessman for a string of misspelled tweets Friday morning and saying it was Mr. Trump who was actually the nervous wreck backstage at Thursday's debate. Published February 26, 2016

Lindsey Graham: GOP has gone 'bat---- crazy'

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said at a press dinner Thursday evening that the Republican party has gone "bat---- crazy" as he was roasting his former 2016 rivals. Published February 26, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks during a rally, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Ted Cruz trouncing Trump in Texas

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is leading 2016 GOP presidential rival Donald Trump by 15 points in the senator's home state, according to a poll released Thursday just days ahead of Super Tuesday. Published February 25, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., right, speaks with Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump  during the CBS News Republican presidential debate at the Peace Center, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

How Donald Trump managed to take a commanding lead over Rubio in Florida

"Florida is the single biggest prize of the primary season because it is the largest state to allocate its delegates on a winner-take-all basis. If Sen. Rubio can't win in his own home state, it is difficult to see how he can win elsewhere," said Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll. Published February 25, 2016

Mitt Romney. (AP Photo/File)

Mitt Romney hints at possible 'bombshell' in Donald Trump's taxes

Former Massachusetts Gov. and 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney said there's reason to believe there's some sort of "bombshell" buried in businessman Donald Trump's tax returns and that candidates should release back taxes for the last several years for the American people to see. Published February 25, 2016

Pope Francis grabs a scarf tossed by a worshipper as he arrives to hold his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Donald Trump: Pope Francis was 'actually very nice' the day after spat

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump appears to have moved past his recent dust-up with Pope Francis, saying the pontiff was "very, very nice" the day after he made comments many had interpreted as questioning Mr. Trump's Christian faith. Published February 24, 2016