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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 waits to speak during a news conference, Friday, July 10, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) ** FILE **

Donald Trump blasts 'horrible' Iran nuclear deal

Businessman Donald Trump joined other 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls in tearing into the deal on Iran's nuclear program that was announced Tuesday, calling the agreement "horrible" and "bad for Israel." Published July 14, 2015

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a town hall meeting, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in Exeter, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) ** FILE **

Marco Rubio: Iran deal 'undermines our national security'

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida on Tuesday blasted the announced deal on Iran's nuclear program, saying President Obama has "consistently negotiated from a position of weakness, giving concession after concession to a regime that has American blood on its hands, holds Americans hostage and has consistently violated every agreement it ever signed." Published July 14, 2015

Sen. Lindsey Graham will take a break from the campaign trail Thursday and to the U.S. Capitol to formally introduce the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act before the U.S. Senate. (Associated press)

Lindsey Graham: Hillary Clinton 'could negotiate a better deal than this'

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton -- but not fellow GOP presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky -- could have negotiated a better deal on Iran's nuclear program. Published July 14, 2015

Rep. Rosa DeLauro, Connecticut Democrat. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Democratic lawmakers question federal contracts for 'inverted' company

Democratic lawmakers are questioning how the company Ingersoll Rand has been cleared to win contracts from the federal government despite violating what they say are rules that prohibit contracts from going to companies that organize overseas to avoid U.S. taxes. Published July 13, 2015

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell waits in line as he arrives at the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals for a hearing on the appeal of his corruption conviction, in Richmond on May 12, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Appeals court upholds ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell's convictions

A federal appeals panel has upheld the corruption convictions of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who was sentenced to two years in prison earlier this year for accepting more than $170,000 in gifts and loans in exchange for helping promote the interests of a wealthy businessman. Published July 10, 2015

Sen. Bernard Sanders, Vermont Independent. (Associated Press)

Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton 'getting beaten up all over the place'

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vermont Independent, said Friday that some of the attacks on fellow 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton are "unjustified" and that he's focused on highlighting differences he has with Mrs. Clinton on policy issues. Published July 10, 2015

Donald Trump was warned by RNC Chairman Reince Priebus that his rhetoric on illegal immigration was jeopardizing the party's efforts to woo Hispanic voters. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Donald Trump won't commit to supporting GOP nominee if it's not him

Real estate mogul and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump says he isn't committed yet to supporting the eventual Republican nominee should he not emerge as the winner, but that his nomination would present the best opportunity to beat the Democrats and, potentially, former Secretary of State and Democratic frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton. Published July 10, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a house party in Bedford, N.H., on June 30, 2015. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump: 'I'd bomb the hell out of the oil fields'

Real estate mogul and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would "bomb the hell" out of oil sites he says are controlled by the Islamic State terrorist group and then get oil companies to go in and rebuild them. Published July 9, 2015

Hillary Rodham Clinton, a former first lady, senator and secretary of state. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton hails South Carolina vote to take down Confederate flag

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton released a statement on the South Carolina legislature's vote to remove the Confederate flag from statehouse grounds saying that removing the symbol "of our nation's racist past" is a step forward but that "unfinished business" remains on confronting inequalities in the country. Published July 9, 2015