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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 Carly Fiorina speaks during the Iowa Right to Life Presidential Forum in Des Moines on Jan. 20, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Carly Fiorina drops out of presidential race

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced Wednesday she is suspending her campaign for the presidency, after she failed to crack into the top tier of the 2016 GOP field in either Iowa or New Hampshire. Published February 10, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. speaks to members of the traveling media on board his plane en route from New Hampshire to South Carolina, Wednesday Feb. 10, 2016, after the New Hampshire primary. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Marco Rubio: 'I am the conservative that can unify this party'

Trying to shrug off a fifth-place finish in New Hampshire, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida on Wednesday told a crowd in South Carolina he was disappointed in the results from Tuesday's GOP presidential primary but that he is the conservative who can unify the GOP heading into November. Published February 10, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks to supporters on primary election night, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Hollis, N.H. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Cruz: Iowa, N.H. showed I'm only one who can beat Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, fresh off a third-place finish in the New Hampshire GOP presidential primary, said Wednesday the first two nominating contests in the 2016 race showed that he's the only candidate who can take down Donald Trump. Published February 10, 2016

In this Aug. 10, 2004 file photo, President George W. Bush, left, is introduced by his brother Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, right, at  'Ask President Bush' campaign rally, at Okaloosa-Walton Community College Gymnasium in Niceville, Fla. (Associated Press) **FILE**

George W. Bush featured in new Jeb Bush radio ad

Former President George W. Bush is featured in a radio ad that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential campaign is rolling out Wednesday, with the 43rd president saying that his brother will be a "steady hand" in a time of crisis. Published February 10, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump gives thumbs up to supporters during a primary night rally, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Donald Trump: 'I fight like hell' not to pay a lot of tax

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday he'll probably release his tax returns over the next few months, saying he "fights like hell" not to pay a lot of tax and that he hates how the government spends his money. Published February 10, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a primary night rally, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Jeb Bush: John Kasich 'had a one-state strategy'

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Wednesday that Ohio Gov. John Kasich had a "one-state strategy" and knocked Mr. Kasich for expanding Medicaid under Obamacare. Published February 10, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign stop in Manchester, N.H., Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Ted Cruz: 'Donald does not handle losing very well'

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said Tuesday that 2016 GOP presidential rival Donald Trump doesn't handle losing very well, a day after Mr. Trump repeated a vulgar term a supporter used to describe Mr. Cruz at a campaign rally. Published February 9, 2016

In this Aug. 18, 2015, photo, a woman approaches the entrance to the Mexico border crossing in San Ysidro, Calif. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) ** FILE **

Donald Trump's price tag for U.S.-Mexico wall: $8 billion

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said Tuesday his wall along the United States' southern border would cost $8 billion, putting a price tag on what has become one of his most frequently touted proposals during the real estate mogul's 2016 White House run. Published February 9, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign stop police headquarters in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Donald Trump: Madeleine Albright 'should be ashamed of herself'

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said Tuesday that former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright "should be ashamed of herself" for a "disgusting" comment she made recently at a Hillary Clinton event about women who don't help one another. Published February 9, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. walks through the falling snow after taping a radio interview at the Barley House in Concord, N.H., Monday Feb. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Marco Rubio: I doubt debate gave very many people pause

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says the media is fixated on a small portion of Saturday night's GOP debate, and that he's going to continue hitting home his point about how President Obama is working to reshape America and its role in the world. Published February 9, 2016

Republican presidential candidates, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, right, and Donald Trump both speak during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Trump goes to his safe place: Picks on 'laughingstock' Jeb Bush

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said Monday that 2016 rival Jeb Bush is "desperate," "pathetic," "an embarrassment to his family," and that Mr. Bush "goes away like a little sheep" when Mr. Trump hits back at him. Published February 8, 2016