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David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at dsherfinski@washingtontimes.com.

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Backers of Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders say the superdelegate system unfairly favors his opponent, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton in virtual tie: poll

Sen. Bernard Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are in a virtual dead heat, according to a new national poll of past and likely voters in Democratic presidential nominating contests this year. Published March 24, 2016

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks Sept. 21, 2015, at a news conference in Madison, Wis., where he announced that he is suspending his Republican presidential campaign. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Scott Walker hints at possible endorsement before Wisconsin primary on April 5

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said in a radio interview that aired Wednesday he plans to decide in the coming days whether to endorse a candidate before the state's Republican presidential primary on April 5 but that statistically speaking, only Sen. Ted Cruz has a shot to take down GOP front-runner Donald Trump at this point. Published March 23, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, center, speaks, as Republican presidential candidates, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, right, and businessman Donald Trump, left, listen, during the Republican presidential debate sponsored by CNN, Salem Media Group and the Washington Times at the University of Miami,  Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Trump leads GOP field, Kasich runs best against Dems: poll

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has a sizable lead over his remaining 2016 GOP rivals, but Ohio Gov. John Kasich performs the best head-to-head against the Democratic presidential contenders, according to a poll released Wednesday. Published March 23, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks to the media about events in Brussels, Tuesday, March 22, 2016, near the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Club for Growth PAC endorses Ted Cruz for president

The Club for Growth's political arm endorsed Sen. Ted Cruz for president Wednesday -- the first time, according to the conservative advocacy group, that it has officially endorsed in a presidential contest. Published March 23, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at caucus night rally with Heidi, and their daughter Caroline, 7, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) ** FILE **

Ted Cruz: Attacks on my wife 'should be beneath Donald'

Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday said attacks on his wife, Heidi, should be beneath GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump and that Mr. Trump would be better off sticking to Mr. Cruz himself if he wants to get into a character fight. Published March 23, 2016

In this photo provided by Georgian Public Broadcaster and photographed by Ketevan Kardava, injured women are seen in Brussels Airport in Brussels, Belgium, after explosions were heard Tuesday, March 22, 2016. A developing situation left a number dead in explosions that ripped through the departure hall at Brussels airport Tuesday, police said. All flights were canceled, arriving planes were being diverted and Belgium's terror alert level was raised to maximum, officials said. (Ketevan Kardava/ Georgian Public Broadcaster via AP)

Trump on Brussels attacks: 'We're having problems with Muslims'

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump reacted to Tuesday's terrorist attacks in Brussels by invoking the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and saying the United States has to be careful about who comes into the country. Published March 22, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the 2016 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference at the Verizon Center, on Monday, March 21, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Most GOP voters agree with Donald Trump, say delegates should support front-runner: poll

Most Republican and GOP-leaning independent voters agree with Donald Trump and say the candidate with the most support in party primaries and caucuses should win the party's backing at the Republican National Convention in July, even if that candidate doesn't head into Cleveland with an outright majority of delegates. Published March 22, 2016

Election Day bought out hordes of voters in Washington, D.C., but dozens of ballots were cast using the names of people who had moved to Prince George's County years ago. (The Washington Times) ** FILE **

Clinton, Trump unfavorables at record highs for party front-runners: poll

More than half of registered voters in the U.S. have unfavorable views of both GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, with the major party front-runners' unfavorable ratings the highest at this point in the cycle since at least 1984, according to a new poll. Published March 22, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the 2016 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference, March 21, 2016, at the Verizon Center in Washington.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Presidential candidates create stir at pro-Israel gathering

The Democratic and Republican presidential front-runners offered very different messages Monday in speeches before the annual gathering of America's most influential pro-Israel group, and both used the opportunity to lash out at each other. Published March 21, 2016

Mitt Romney (Associated Press/File)

Mitt Romney records robocalls for Ted Cruz in Ariz., Utah

Ahead of Tuesday's election contests in Arizona and Utah, former Massachusetts Gov. and 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney has recorded robocalls on behalf of Sen. Ted Cruz that urge voters to support Mr. Cruz in the two states. Published March 21, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the 2016 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference, March 21, 2016, at the Verizon Center in Washington.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Hillary Clinton goes after Trump in AIPAC speech: 'If you see a bully, stand up to him'

In unnamed but direct swipes at GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday went after Mr. Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States, his policy on illegal immigration, and his past comments that he'd like to be a neutral arbiter in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Published March 21, 2016

Mitt Romney is interviewed by Neil Cavuto during his "Cavuto Coast to Coast" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York Friday, March 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Mitt Romney: I'm voting for Ted Cruz in Utah

Former Massachusetts Gov. and 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced Friday he is voting for Sen. Ted Cruz in the Republican caucuses in Utah, saying Mr. Cruz is likely the best shot at denying Donald Trump the party's presidential nomination at this point. Published March 18, 2016