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David Sherfinski

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

Articles by David Sherfinski

Donald Trump on crime tweet: Am I going to check every statistic?

Real estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump defended sharing a tweet that displayed erroneous statistics on crimes committed by white people, black people and police, saying it was a re-tweet that came from "a radio show and other places." Published November 24, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Eric Schultz) ** FILE **

Donald Trump leads in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina: polls

Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has regained a solid grip on the lead over the rest of the 2016 GOP pack in Iowa and has large leads in the early states of New Hampshire and South Carolina, according to new polling on the Republican field. Published November 23, 2015

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump speaks at a news conference before a scheduled campaign rally, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, in Worcester, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) ** FILE **

Donald Trump on ISIS: 'These people are insane'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says that while he's a big believer in talking, it's unlikely he'll be negotiating with the Islamic State terrorist group anytime soon. Published November 20, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, R-KY, addresses the Sunshine Summit in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Rand Paul: 'People who believe in Islam need to rise up'

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky said Thursday that the "civilized parts of Islam" need to rise up and effectively serve as boots on the ground in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group in Iraq and Syria. Published November 19, 2015

Migrants wait to register with the police at a refugee center in the southern Serbian town of Presevo, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Refugees fleeing war by the tens of thousands fear the Paris attacks could prompt Europe to close its doors, especially after police said a Syrian passport found next to one attacker's body suggested its owner passed through Greece into the European Union and on through Macedonia and Serbia last month. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) ** FILE **

Most Americans don't want U.S. to accept any Syrian refugees: poll

Most Americans say the United States should not accept any Syrian refugees into the country in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, siding with many Republican lawmakers and against the White House on the issue, according to a new poll. Published November 19, 2015

Ohio Gov. John Kasich discusses the state budget with members of local business organizations during a meeting at manufacturing equipment maker Milacron LLC in Batavia, Ohio, in this July 18, 2013, file photo. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

Pro-Kasich super PAC compares Trump, Carson to Obama

A new TV ad from a super PAC backing Ohio Gov. John Kasich's presidential campaign likens the political inexperience of 2016 GOP candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson to that of President Obama. Published November 19, 2015