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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. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, withdrew himself from consideration on Wednesday to be Donald Trump's vice presidential running mate after sharing the stage the night before with Mr. Trump at a rally in the swing state of North Carolina. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump weighs running mate choices

Donald Trump is road-testing potential running mates this week, and the tryouts already have resulted in at least one name cut from the short list. Published July 6, 2016

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a news conference in Madison on Sept. 21, 2015. (Associated Press)

Scott Walker on Donald Trump: 'He is better than she is'

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is reaffirming his pledge to support the eventual Republican presidential nominee, saying this week that the 2016 election is now a choice between presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and likely GOP nominee Donald Trump. Published July 6, 2016

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Rudy Giuliani: I was 'very disappointed' in FBI Director James Comey

Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on Wednesday said he was "very disappointed" in FBI Director James B. Comey after Mr. Comey declined to recommend charges against Hillary Clinton in the matter surrounding her private email set-up. Published July 6, 2016

Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean (Associated Press) **FILE**

Howard Dean: Republicans already overplaying their hand after Clinton email decision

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean on Wednesday said Republicans have already started overplaying their hand in the wake of the FBI's announcement that it would not recommend Hillary Clinton face criminal charges over her private email set-up, calling the prospect of lawmakers grilling FBI Director James B. Comey on Capitol Hill "stupid." Published July 6, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leaves after addressing the the National Education Association (NEA) Representative Assembly in Washington, Tuesday, July 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Ben Carson: Takeaway is FBI was 'extremely critical' of Clinton's judgment

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson said Tuesday he's "not particularly surprised" by FBI Director James Comey's announcement that the department is not recommending criminal charges against Hillary Clinton, but that the matter surrounding Mrs. Clinton's private email setup still raises questions about her judgment. Published July 5, 2016

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. speaks in Washington in this Sept. 26, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Mark Meadows calls on Hillary Clinton to apologize to the American people

Rep. Mark Meadows, North Carolina Republican, said on Tuesday that it's time for Hillary Clinton to apologize to the American people, in the wake of FBI Director James B. Comey's announcement that his agency would not be recommending Mrs. Clinton face criminal charges over her private email use. Published July 5, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Paul Ryan on Donald Trump's star tweet: 'He's got to clean this up'

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan on Tuesday slammed a tweet posted to likely GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's account over the weekend that critics denounced as anti-Semitic, saying Mr. Trump's social media team has to start cleaning up its act. Published July 5, 2016

This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), now called the Islamic State group, marching in Raqqa, Syria. (Militant Website via AP, File)

State Dept.: 'Indiscriminate' attacks a measure of success in fight against ISIS

Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken on Tuesday said that recent "indiscriminate" terror attacks are actually a measure of success that the U.S. is having in combating the Islamic State terrorist group, saying the attacks are occurring as the group's territory and resources are being taken away from them. Published July 5, 2016

Sen. Joni Ernst, Iowa Republican (Associated Press) **FILE**

Donald Trump meets with Joni Ernst, Mike Pence amid veep speculation

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump spent part of his Fourth of July holiday weekend meeting separately with both Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa, as he moves closer to announcing his choice for the Republican vice presidential nominee. Published July 5, 2016

Likely presidential nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will be 168 miles apart on Tuesday, when both campaign in North Carolina. (Associated Press Photographs)

Donald Trump cuts into Hillary Clinton's lead: poll

Likely Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has cut what had been a double-digit lead for Hillary Clinton two months ago down to single digits, according to a poll released Monday. Published July 5, 2016

Incumbent Senate Republicans build leads amid 'substantial' ticket-splitting

Donald Trump may be down in the polls, but Republican Senate candidates are still faring relatively well, suggesting -- at least for now -- that they may escape being drawn down by the whirlpool that analysts predicted would drown all who surround the billionaire businessman. Published July 4, 2016