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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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Republican presidential candidate, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson speaks during the Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council Action, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in Washington. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) ** FILE **

Ben Carson: Stop letting progressives 'drive God out of our land'

Retired neurosurgeon and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson urged social conservatives Friday to "stop allowing the progressives to drive God out of our land" and to stop letting "purveyors of division" split them up. Published September 25, 2015

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California gestures after passing the gavel House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, who was re-elected as House Speaker of the 113th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 3, 2013. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Pelosi: Boehner resignation 'seismic,' sign of House GOP 'disarray'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called the resignation announcement "a stark indication of the disarray" of House Republicans and a demonstration of their "obsession with shutting down government at the expense of women's health and a sign of the failure of the House Republicans to be willing to engage in dialogue for the good of the American people and for us to move forward." Published September 25, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vermont independent and Democratic presidential candidate, gestures during a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., on Sept. 14, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Bernie Sanders leads Hillary Clinton by 16 points in New Hampshire: poll

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont has opened up a 16-point lead on former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in the early presidential state of New Hampshire, with Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in third, according to a CNN/WMUR poll released this week on the contest for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. Published September 25, 2015

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump, greets supporters after speaking at an event sponsored by the Greater Charleston Business Alliance and the South Carolina African American Chamber of Commerce at the Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston, S.C., Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Mic Smith) ** FILE **

Donald Trump maintains lead in post-debate Fox poll

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has maintained his lead on the 2016 GOP field in a Fox News poll taken after the Sept. 16 GOP debate in California and released this week. Published September 24, 2015

This photo taken Jan. 15, 2015, shows Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus speaking at the Republican National Committee meetings in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) ** FILE **

Reince Priebus says GOP making inroads with Hispanic voters

Despite the stiff rhetoric on immigration coming from presidential candidates, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said Wednesday his party has made inroads with Hispanics after a post-2012 election "autopsy" said the GOP needed to take a softer line on immigration. Published September 23, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a Bible as he speaks during the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual fall dinner in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sept. 19, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Donald Trump: 'God is the ultimate'

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says there's nobody and no thing like God and that he considers taking communion "asking for forgiveness in my own way." Published September 23, 2015

Republican presidential candidate, businesswoman Carly Fiorina addresses the 2016 Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Mackinac Island, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Carly Fiorina: I won't make personal attacks against Hillary Clinton

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina says that while Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton's record is fair game, she's not going to be making personal comments about the former secretary of state. Published September 23, 2015