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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski

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

Articles by David Sherfinski

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks with reporters Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 in Jackson, Miss. Paul was in the state to headline a fundraiser for the Mississippi Republican Party. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Rand Paul: Explain to me when terrorists are going to attack Fargo

Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, decried some of the use of aggressive police tactics and a local unit's possessing mine-resistant transportation Monday, saying terrorists are unlikely to target a place like Fargo, North Dakota. Published December 8, 2014

In this Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 photo, President Barack Obama listens in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington as Ashton Carter speaks during the announcement of Carter for defense secretary.  The White House says President Barack Obama is getting some medical tests at a military hospital just outside Washington after complaining of a sore throat.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Voters divided on states suing over Obama's immigration plan: poll

A narrow plurality of voters in the country are in favor of their state suing over President Obama's recently-announced executive actions to grant temporary legal status and work permits to more than 4 million illegal immigrants in the country. Published December 8, 2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton reacts as she is introduced to speak at the Massachusetts Conference for Women in Boston, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Hillary Clinton outpacing GOP rivals in early look at 2016

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is outpacing her would-be Republican rivals in an early look at 2016 head-to-head presidential match-ups, as well as on favorability and key qualities voters are looking for in their presidential candidates. Published December 8, 2014

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014.  Just days before government funding expires, House Republican leaders are trying to strike a balance between the conservatives determined to stop President Barack Obama’s immigration order and other lawmakers just as determined to avoid another politically damaging shutdown. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Boehner defends amnesty strategy, Obama vows veto

House Speaker John A. Boehner said Congress's hand is weak when it comes to trying to stop President Obama's executive actions on immigration, but said Thursday he and his GOP colleagues will try anyway — though he refused to say whether he would use the power of the purse to its fullest extent. Published December 4, 2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton reacts as she is introduced to speak at the Massachusetts Conference for Women in Boston, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Hillary Clinton: 'We have allowed our criminal justice system to get out of balance'

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said she's "very pleased" that the U.S. Department of Justice is moving forward with investigations into recent cases involving the deaths of black men and the conduct of police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City, weighing in on the controversies as unrest continued across the country over recent grand jury decisions. Published December 4, 2014