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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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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

Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida talk after a Republican presidential primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa, on Jan. 28, 2016. **FILE**

Cruz: 'Would be a fool' not to consider Rubio for VP

Sen. Ted Cruz said anyone would naturally look at Sen. Marco Rubio as a possible option when weighing who to tap as a vice presidential nominee and said Mr. Rubio's 2010 U.S. Senate run helped inspire Mr. Cruz's own successful bid two years later. Published April 14, 2016

A group of protestors march through downtown Pittsburgh to the David Lawrence Convention Center to protest a visit by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Donald Trump viewed unfavorably by two-thirds of Americans: poll

Donald Trump is the most unpopular major presidential candidate in more than 30 years of ABC-Washington Post polling, with two-thirds of Americans reporting an unfavorable view of the GOP front-runner in a survey released Thursday. Published April 14, 2016