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

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Migrants family wait to register with the police in a refugee center in the southern Serbian town of Presevo, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Refugees fleeing war by the tens of thousands fear the Paris attacks could prompt Europe to close its doors, especially after police said a Syrian passport found next to one attacker’s body suggested its owner passed through Greece into the European Union and on through Macedonia and Serbia last month. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Mike Huckabee: Obama 'so defensive' about reputation of Islam

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Tuesday he gets the impression at times that President Obama is "so defensive" about the reputation of Islam that Mr. Obama forgets his primary responsibility is to safeguard Americans. Published November 17, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Iowa Central Community College, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) ** FILE **

Donald Trump: More guns could have mitigated Paris attacks

Billionaire businessman and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said if people other than the terrorists had been armed in Paris last week during the deadly attacks, there might have been a different outcome. Published November 16, 2015

Mitt Romney. (AP Photo/File)

Mitt Romney: 'Radical Islamists' do not share our values

Former Massachusetts Gov. and 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Monday that the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group is not just a military one, but an ideological one and that "radical Islamists" do not share America's values. Published November 16, 2015

In this Nov. 11, 2015, photo, Republican Presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. For most presidential candidates, a compelling personal history is an essential item in the campaign tool kit. But, just as tales at the dinner table sometimes get embellished, so do stories on the campaign trail. Carson last week clarified previous claims that he’d been offered a scholarship to West Point, saying that while he’d been told he could get an appointment to the school, he never applied.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Ben Carson on Donald Trump attacks: 'I expect that kind of thing'

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Friday he's come to expect attacks like the ones leveled at him by 2016 GOP rival Donald Trump a day earlier and that he's not going to be dragged into a mudslinging contest. Published November 13, 2015

Bill Clinton's Pentagon paid psychics to gather intelligence via ESP

The scientist who used to run a now-defunct government program that tried to leverage psychics to mine defense intelligence is still conducting extrasensory perception (ESP) experiments and defends his past experience with the program, according to a newly-published story in Newsweek. Published November 13, 2015

House Benghazi Committee Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., left, talks with the committee's ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, prior to the start of the committee's hearing on Benghazi. After months of buildup, Hillary Rodham Clinton finally takes center stage as the star witness in the Republican-led investigation into the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Benghazi Committee spars over planned overseas trip

Democrats on the congressional Benghazi probe criticized the committee Thursday planning a trip to Europe as part of their investigation -- an announcement Republicans said jeopardizes the safety of the lawmakers who will be traveling overseas to investigate. Published November 12, 2015

Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican and 2016 presidential candidate, speaks during a meet and greet with local residents in Davenport, Iowa, Nov. 11, 2015. (Associated Press)

Marco Rubio: Unrealistic to 'round up and deport' 11M people

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said Thursday that while some illegal immigrants will have to be deported, it's unrealistic to think it can happen for all of the approximately 11 million in the United States. Published November 12, 2015

Republican presidential candidates John Kasich, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina and Rand Paul take the stage during Republican presidential debate at Milwaukee Theatre, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Fox Business Network breaks ratings record with GOP debate viewership

About 13.5 million people tuned into Tuesday's prime-time GOP presidential debate on Fox Business Network, delivering the news channel its highest-rated program since it launched in 2007 but falling short of the viewership numbers for the previous three prime-time Republican debates. Published November 12, 2015