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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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In this file photo taken Sept. 3, 2014, former Secretary of State Colin Powell speaks at the State Department in Washington. Powell, in newly leaked emails, criticized both major presidential candidates, calling Donald Trump a national disgrace and lamenting Hillary Clinton's attempt to equate her email practices with his. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Hillary Clinton: 'Great deal of respect' for Colin Powell

Hillary Clinton, responding to recently leaked emails from Colin Powell criticizing her team and saying she kind of screws up everything she touches with "hubris," said she's not going to get into discussions of private emails and condemned the Russians for trying to interfere with the election. Published September 15, 2016

In this Sept. 3, 2016, file photo, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson speaks during a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Scott Morgan, File)

Gary Johnson endorsed by New Hampshire Union Leader

Bucking a more than 100-year trend of supporting Republican presidential candidates, the New Hampshire Union Leader endorsed Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson this week. Published September 15, 2016

This image released by  Sony Pictures Entertainment shows Dr. Oz, left, and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a taping of "The Dr. Oz Show," in New York. The show will air on Thursday, Sept. 15. (Sony Pictures Entertainment via AP)

Donald Trump on physical: 'Everything is really good'

Donald Trump said Thursday that his results from a recent physical were good -- a sentiment backed up by Dr. Mehmet Oz, who said records he saw from Mr. Trump on Wednesday show the GOP nominee is "without question" healthy enough to be president. Published September 15, 2016

Hillary Clinton stops her speech to cough at Luke Easter Park in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sept. 5. (Associated Press)

Doctor declares Clinton 'healthy and fit' as medical issues infect campaign

While she rejected orders to rest after coming down with a fever earlier this month, Hillary Clinton is "healthy and fit" to serve as president, her doctor said Wednesday as the former first lady's presidential campaign tries to put to bed nagging concerns about her health. Published September 14, 2016

In this Sept. 3, 2016, file photo, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson speaks during a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Scott Morgan, File)

Gary Johnson says he's made the ballot in all 50 states and D.C.

Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson says he'll be on the ballot in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia, lending his candidacy some legitimacy as he continues his full-court press to try to qualify for the first presidential debate later this month. Published September 14, 2016

Ivanka Trump, right, watches as her father Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a policy speech on child care, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in Aston, Penn. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Ivanka Trump: My father's health is 'unbelievable'

Ivanka Trump said Wednesday that her father's health is "unbelievable" and that she should be so lucky to be able to keep up the campaign schedule Donald Trump is keeping during his presidential run. Published September 14, 2016

Hillary Clinton waves to confirm she was feeling better on Sunday after leaving the 9/11 anniversary ceremony in New York early due to feeling "overheated." (Associated Press)

Half of voters say Clinton has given false info about health

Half of voters say Hillary Clinton has given false information about her health, according to a poll released Wednesday in the wake of the Democratic presidential nominee's recently disclosed bout with pneumonia. Published September 14, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. **File (AP Photo/Evan Vucci,File)

Pro-Trump super PACs gear up for final months of election

Once spurned by Donald Trump, pro-Trump super PACs are grinding into gear for the final two months before Election Day, hoping to narrow the financial gap with Hillary Clinton's outside allies. Published September 13, 2016

Former President Bill Clinton campaigns for his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at Dr. James R. Smith Neighborhood Center in Orlando, Fla.  (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP) ** FILE **

Bill Clinton: Hillary Clinton almost certainly healthier than Donald Trump

Former President Bill Clinton says that based on Hillary Clinton's lifestyle and underlying indicators, she's almost certainly in better health than her GOP rival Donald Trump, but that it's tough to know for sure because Mr. Trump hasn't disclosed as much information as Mr. Clinton's wife has. Published September 13, 2016

Donald Trump has signaled that he would resume the transfer of certain military-grade equipment to local police departments, a practice that the White House ended last year after police in riot gear were seen confronting protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump's vow to return military equipment to police jeopardizes outreach to blacks

Donald Trump's assurance that he would return certain military-grade equipment to local police departments is winning praise from law enforcement groups that detect an anti-police bias in the White House, but is prompting a wary eye from the NAACP as Mr. Trump tries to balance being the "law and order candidate" with his recent outreach to black voters. Published September 12, 2016