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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

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks in San Juan, Puerto Rico in this April 28, 2015, photo. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

Jeb Bush: People can be 'persuaded' on immigration

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he thinks people can be "persuaded" on the issue of immigration and questioned whether people want to elect a president who will simply "bend with the wind." Published May 12, 2015

Former U.S President Bill Clinton speaks during a plenary session at the Clinton Global Initiative Middle East & Africa meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, int his May 6, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)

Bernie Sanders: I'd love Bill Clinton to debate my wife

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont said Monday he'd love to have former President Bill Clinton, the spouse of Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, debate his wife, Jane. Published May 11, 2015

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks to supporters in Hope, Ark., Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Huckabee announced that he is seeking the Republican nomination in the 2016 race for president. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Mike Huckabee defends diabetes product infomercial

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says he's no longer doing infomercials for a product that claims to reverse diabetes now that he's a presidential candidate and said dietary supplements were just one of the elements of a plan he was advocating. Published May 11, 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush listens to his introduction before giving the commencement address at Liberty University in Williams Stadium at the school in Lynchburg, Va., Saturday, May 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Jeb Bush: I would have authorized the invasion of Iraq

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he, too, would have authorized the invasion of Iraq but said that once the United States helped remove Saddam Hussein from power there wasn't enough of a focus on security. Published May 11, 2015

Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican and presidential hopeful, speaks in Washington on April 15, 2015. (Associated Press)

Marco Rubio: 'Not a single documented case of abuse' of NSA program

In a new opinion piece, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is defending the NSA's phone-snooping program that a federal panel recently ruled is not authorized under the post-9/11 Patriot Act, saying the program remains essential to the country's security. Published May 11, 2015

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., waves to supporters at a rally after speaking at Arizona State University Friday, May 8, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Rand Paul, Scott Walker tied atop 2016 Republican field in New Hampshire

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are tied atop a crowded 2016 GOP primary field in the early state of New Hampshire, with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush slipping into a tie for third with Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, who picked up some support since a separate poll was released in February. Published May 11, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks at a town hall meeting in Baltimore on May 7, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Ben Carson: Minimum wage should 'probably' be higher

Retired neurosurgeon and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson says the minimum wage should "probably" be higher than it is now - a view that differs sharply from many people in the Republican party. Published May 8, 2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his wife Mary Pat (left) listen to Melissa Crews during a stop at the Farnum Center in Manchester, N.H., on May 7, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Chris Christie: Deflategate 'way, way overblown'

New Jersey Gov. and potential GOP presidential candidate Chris Christie, who is in the early voting state of New Hampshire this week, is offering somewhat of a defense of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady amid the newly-released report on the "Deflategate" incident. Published May 8, 2015

Former U.S President Bill Clinton speaks during a plenary session at the Clinton Global Initiative Middle East & Africa meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, Wednesday May 6, 2015. Bill Clinton has largely stayed on the sidelines during the early weeks of his wife's presidential bid, opting to focus on his foundation work instead of visiting early primary states with his wife. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)

Bubba: 'I just work here -- I don't know'

Former President Bill Clinton says allegations in a newly-released book documenting foreign contributions to the Clinton Foundation while former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was in office "won't fly" and that "you just have to learn to deal with" the fact that "there's one set of rules for politics in America and another set for real life." Published May 6, 2015