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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at

Articles by David Sherfinski


Ruppersberger: World needs to know not to attack U.S.

The ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee said the United States must respond to North Korea's recent hacking of Sony Pictures over the movie "The Interview" to let the world know such moves won't be tolerated. Published December 22, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a conservative rally in Smithfield, N.C., in this Oct. 24, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Rick Perry to attend 'Iowa Freedom Summit' next month

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will join a who's who of national conservative figures next month at the inaugural "Iowa Freedom Summit" hosted by GOP Rep. Steve King and Citizens United, the Des Moines Register reported. Published December 22, 2014

In this Nov. 12, 2014, file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

GOP Senate ads: More than a third focused on Obamacare: report

Though some analysts said Obamacare had faded somewhat as a campaign issue in this year's midterms, data show that health care was the focus of more than a third of Republican-sponsored U.S. Senate general election broadcast spots this year. Published December 19, 2014

House Speaker John Boehner. (YouTube)

John Boehner previews 'new American Congress' in Christmas poem

The office of Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, released a video Thursday of Mr. Boehner reciting a slightly modified version of " 'Twas the Night Before Christmas" to preview the 114th Congress, which will be sworn in next month and will feature a new Republican majority in the U.S. Senate and a swelling of Mr. Boehner's GOP ranks in the House: Published December 18, 2014

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell (AP Photo/Eric Reichbaum) ** FILE **

Colin Powell on Cuba: Time now to turn that 'page of history'

Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Thursday that it's "time now to turn" the "page of history" on U.S.-Cuba relations, but that pressure on the Castro brothers will remain going into the future in the wake of the announcement that the U.S. will begin to normalize relations with the communist island country. Published December 18, 2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has a laugh in Boston in this Dec. 4, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Hillary Clinton supports Obama on Cuba

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham offered praise for President Obama's announcement of a shift in the United States' relationship with Cuba after a half-century freeze on diplomatic and economic ties. Published December 18, 2014