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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 Donald Trump speaks Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, in Anderson, S.C. (Ken Ruinard/The Independent-Mail via AP) ** FILE **

Donald Trump at 32 percent support in new poll on 2016 GOP field

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has the support of nearly one-third of Republicans and GOP-leaning independents, according to a new poll that shows an even greater percentage of voters say he's the candidate most likely to win the party's nomination and the candidate most likely to win in the general election. Published October 21, 2015

Gun owners display their weapons during a gun-rights rally on Jan. 15, 2015, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. The protesters were demonstrating against the state's Initiative 594, which requires - with only a few exceptions - background checks on all gun sales and transfers. (Associated Press)

2nd amendment voters more passionate than gun control advocates

Second Amendment supporters are more passionate voters than gun control proponents, according to new polling that goes a long way toward explaining why mass shootings have done little to advance the cause of those who say stiffer laws are needed. Published October 20, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders, of Vermont, left, and Hillary Rodham Clinton laugh during the CNN Democratic presidential debate, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton increases lead over Bernie Sanders in post-debate poll

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has tightened her grip on the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination in the wake of last week's debate, according to poll numbers released Tuesday that also showed nearly four in 10 Democratic voters think Vice President Joseph R. Biden should not enter the race. Published October 20, 2015

In this photo taken Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, Republican presidential candidates, from left, Ben Carson, Donald Trump, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush chat during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, Calif.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) ** FILE **

Donald Trump: 'I'm not blaming anybody' for 9/11 attacks

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump continued to insist Monday he isn't blaming former President George W. Bush for the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, but said the contention that the United States was completely safe during Mr. Bush's presidency is inaccurate. Published October 19, 2015

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during a rally in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Donald Trump: 'It's a horror show going on with campaign finance'

Businessman Donald Trump said the campaign finance system in the U.S. is a "horror show" and that many of his opponents in the 2016 presidential race are likely violating laws that prevent them from coordinating with super PACs. Published October 16, 2015