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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 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

In this Sept. 11, 2001, file photo, smoke billows from World Trade Center Tower 1 and flames explode from Tower 2 as it is struck by United Airlines Flight 175, in New York. (AP Photo/Chao Soi Cheong, File)

Donald Trump: 'Very revealing things' in classified 9/11 papers

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Tuesday a classified portion of the 9/11 Commission's report should have been released "a long time ago" and predicted there are some "very revealing things" in the papers. Published April 19, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tours the Howard Houses in the Brownsville neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York with councilman Jumaane Williams, left, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Sunday, April 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Bernie Sanders: Important to have 'full investigation' into possible Saudi role in 9/11

Sen. Bernard Sanders said Monday it's important to have a full investigation into the possible role the Saudi government might have played in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, as he and Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton offer support for legislation to allow victims' families to pursue damages against state sponsors of terrorism. Published April 18, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks during a town hall at Savage Mill in Savage, Md., Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

John Kasich knocks Ted Cruz for accusing Mitch McConnell of lying

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Friday knocked 2016 GOP rival Ted Cruz for saying last year on the Senate floor that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell lied to Mr. Cruz and other senators -- a charge the Texas Republican has not backed down from in recent days. Published April 15, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters after speaking during the New York Republican State Committee Annual Gala, Thursday, April 14, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

The New York Post endorses Donald Trump

The New York Post has endorsed GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump ahead of Tuesday's primary, with the paper's editorial board saying that despite some "rookie mistakes," Mr. Trump has "electrified the public" and is "a plain-talking entrepreneur with outer-borough, common-sense sensibilities." Published April 15, 2016