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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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Chris Landcastle of Westmoreland, N.Y., waits for a rally to begin for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Griffiss International Airport, Apr. 12, 2016, in Rome, N.Y. (Mark DiOrio/Observer-Dispatch via AP)

Donald Trump: 'I was the best thing that ever happened to Bernie'

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump is claiming some credit for Sen. Bernard Sanders' performance in the Democratic presidential primary contest, saying his counter-punching at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton several months ago helped Mr. Sanders. Published April 13, 2016

Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump visits Griffiss International Airport during a rally to speak to supporters, Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in Rome, N.Y. (Mark DiOrio/Observer-Dispatch via AP)

Donald Trump: RNC 'should be ashamed of themselves'

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump laid blame on the Republican National Committee for what he called a "rigged" system after losing out on delegates to Sen. Ted Cruz in Colorado over the weekend. Published April 13, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich argues he's running a positive campaign even as political action committee allies insult opponents. (Associated Press)

John Kasich says he can't do anything about mudslinging super PAC ads

Ohio Gov. John Kasich was so tight with a political action committee last year that he sat down to film ads with them just before he became a candidate. Now, however, he says he can't do anything about ads the super PAC is running insulting his opponents in the Republican presidential nomination race. Published April 12, 2016

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner in New York in this May 12, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Rudy Giuliani: I'm voting for Donald Trump, but not endorsing

Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani said Tuesday he's voting for GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump but isn't endorsing him, saying he agrees with Mr. Trump "probably on eight out of 10 positions" but that he has a "couple concerns" on immigration. Published April 12, 2016

Donald Trump used the Colorado outcome to fire up his backers by blasting the state GOP for its "crooked" and "totally unfair" process. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump blasts 'rigged' GOP system after latest setback

Billionaire Donald Trump unloaded Monday on the Colorado GOP for what he called a "rigged" system after being swept at last weekend's convention, but the attack also drew attention to his biggest weakness: his sloppy ground game. Published April 11, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich delivers his State of the State address at the Peoples Bank Theatre, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Marietta, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

John Kasich's New York ads hit Ted Cruz, don't mention Donald Trump

Ohio Gov. John Kasich's presidential campaign has released several ads this week ahead of the April 19 New York primary that go after Sen. Ted Cruz and don't mention GOP front-runner Donald Trump, who is the overwhelming leader in recent polling on the Empire State and in the overall delegate race. Published April 8, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks during a campaign stop, Thursday, April 7, 2016, at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Convention in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Bernie Sanders surrenders: 'Of course' Hillary Clinton is qualified

Sen. Bernard Sanders on Friday said "of course" 2016 Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton is qualified, two days after Mr. Sanders ticked off a list of reasons why he didn't think the former secretary of state was qualified to be president. Published April 8, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. meets with attendees during a campaign stop, Thursday, April 7, 2016, at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Convention in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Bernie Sanders to visit Vatican City on April 15

Sen. Bernard Sanders is scheduled to visit Vatican City on April 15, just days before the April 19 Democratic primary in New York, the senator's campaign announced Friday. Published April 8, 2016