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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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Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during the Indiana Republican Party Spring Dinner Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Ted Cruz: 'Donald is telling us he's lying to us'

Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday accused GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump of telling Americans he's lying to them, blasting comments from Mr. Trump's convention manager that the brash billionaire is projecting a public image he's going to be able to dial down. Published April 22, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign stop, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Scranton, Pa. (Jake Danna Stevens/The Times & Tribune via AP)

Donald Trump: I'd like Bernie Sanders to keep going

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he hopes Sen. Bernard Sanders keeps going in the 2016 race on the Democratic side, hinting that Mr. Sanders' attacks on Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton could help Mr. Trump. Published April 22, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks during a rally at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, Md., Thursday, April 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Club for Growth Action launching $1.5 million anti-Trump ad buy in Indiana

The political arm of the anti-tax group Club for Growth is launching a $1.5 million ad buy starting Friday in Indiana urging voters to support Sen. Ted Cruz in order to stop GOP front-runner Donald Trump ahead of the state's May 3 GOP presidential nominating contest. Published April 21, 2016

President Obama looks to Saudi Arabia's King Salman as he speaks during the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on April 21, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

In Saudi Arabia, Obama reaffirms U.S. support for Arab allies

President Obama on Thursday reaffirmed support for U.S.-allied Arab nations after a meeting with regional leaders in Saudi Arabia, speaking about the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group while acknowledging "serious concerns" about Iran's behavior. Published April 21, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign rally at Penn State University, Tuesday, April 19, 2016 in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Bernie Sanders raises, spends about $46 million in March

Sen. Bernard Sanders' presidential campaign brought in close to $46 million in March but plowed through nearly all of his gains and started April with significantly less cash on hand than former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, his rival in the 2016 Democratic presidential race. Published April 21, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop, Wednesday, April 20, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

In Indianapolis, Donald Trump again hits 'Lyin' Ted Cruz'

After multiple references to "Senator Cruz" in a victory speech Tuesday in New York, GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump was back to deriding his top 2016 GOP rival as "Lyin' Ted" Wednesday as Mr. Trump rallied supporters in Indianapolis. Published April 20, 2016

Judge Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama’s choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, meets with Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 14, 2016.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Edwin Meese, former AG under Reagan, warns against confirming Garland

Edwin Meese, who served as attorney general under President Ronald Reagan, is warning of potentially far-reaching consequences if the U.S. Senate confirms Judge Merrick Garland, President Obama's nominee to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court. Published April 20, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a campaign stop, Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Ted Cruz: Nobody is getting to 1,237 delegates before the GOP convention

Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday said no candidate is going to reach the 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the Republican presidential nomination before the party's convention in July, predicting that he and GOP front-runner Donald Trump are headed toward a battle at an open convention in Cleveland. Published April 20, 2016

Businessman Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner. (Associated Press photographs) ** FILE **

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton lead in Connecticut: poll

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both lead in Connecticut ahead of their respective parties' presidential nominating contests in the state next week, according to polling released Wednesday. Published April 20, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks during a campaign stop in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

John Kasich's camp chides 'never Trump' forces after N.Y. blowout

After the polls closed in New York Tuesday, the chief strategist for Ohio Gov. John Kasich's presidential campaign made the case that Mr. Kasich is best positioned against GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump in upcoming states next week -- and chided the "never Trump" forces for allowing Mr. Trump to do so well in his home state of New York on Tuesday. Published April 20, 2016

The resourceful Sen. Bernard Sanders is fundraising off the big money style of rival Hillary Clinton. They two are seen here at a recent CNN presidential debate in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders lead Donald Trump in N.C.: Poll

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and rival Sen. Bernard Sanders both lead GOP front-runner Donald Trump in head-to-head matchups in North Carolina, according to a poll from Elon University released Tuesday. Published April 19, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., joined by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., left, and other GOP leaders, meets with reporters following a closed-door caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this Wednesday, April 13, 2016, file photo. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Paul Ryan: Reince Priebus received 'extremely favorably' by House GOP

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus got a favorable reception Tuesday morning on Capitol Hill, where Mr. Priebus walked House GOP members through some logistical information ahead of the party's convention. Published April 19, 2016