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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 Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker greets fairgoers during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Scott Walker lays out plan to repeal, replace Obamacare

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker touted his "put up or shut up" style and called out members of his own party Tuesday in unveiling his own plan to repeal and replace Obamacare with a system of refundable tax credits, an overhaul of Medicaid and reforms to long-term care. Published August 18, 2015

Pollsters say Carly Fiorina got the biggest jump from last week's debates. Every major survey, nationally and in key early states, showed positive movement. (Associated Press)

Walker, Graham, Fiorina up on a soapbox at Iowa State Fair

Fired-up Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker faced down protesters at the Iowa State Fair on Monday, saying he wouldn't be silenced by their heckling, in a confrontation the GOP presidential hopeful appeared to relish as he tries to rally supporters in the early caucus state. Published August 17, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is escorted by Tom Stone from Gardnerville, Nevada, after arriving at the Inaugural Basque Fry at Corley Ranch in Gardnerville on Aug. 15, 2015. (Associated Press)

Carly Fiorina: Unlike Hillary Clinton, I didn't do 'photo ops' with world leaders

Businesswoman Carly Fiorina said Monday she has the foreign policy chops and expertise to start restoring the United States' reputation on the world stage starting on day one of her presidency, touting her personal relationships around the globe with people such as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and King Abdullah of Jordan. Published August 17, 2015

Republican presidential candidate, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, speaks at the Inaugural Basque Fry at Corley Ranch in Gardnerville, Nev., on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Lance Iversen)

Scott Walker takes on protesters at Iowa State Fair

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Monday he wasn't about to be intimidated by anyone -- including those protesting his address at the Iowa State Fair -- in his bid for the White House. Published August 17, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greats the crowd at the Iowa State Fair Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, in Des Moines. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Donald Trump immigration plan wins praise from GOP hardliners

Donald Trump's immigration plan has won widespread backing from conservatives in the hours since he announced it, sparked stern condemnation from immigrant-rights activists -- and instantly reshaped a policy debate that's raged for more than a decade. Published August 17, 2015

A view of the House Chamber during debate on the Republican sponsored state redistricting plan, during a House session at the Capitol, in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, April 5, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

Virginia lawmakers convene to redraw congressional map

Virginia lawmakers return Monday to Richmond for a special session to redraw the state's congressional map, facing a Sept. 1 deadline after a federal court ruling they illegally packed black voters into Rep. Bobby Scott's southeastern district. Published August 16, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, speaks during the Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO Presidential Forum, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Altoona, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Democratic rivals go easy on Hillary Clinton over email scandal

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday dismissed the controversy swirling around Hillary Clinton's private email server, saying he'll instead focus on key issues such as the economy and college affordability. Published August 13, 2015

In this Nov. 9, 2002, file photo, Donald Trump holds a driver on the 11th green of his Ocean Trails Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File) ** FILE **

Donald Trump makes fun of Rand Paul's golf game

Businessman Donald Trump has responded to recent attacks from Sen. Rand Paul by reminding Mr. Paul that he recently beat him at golf and saying the Kentucky Republican has no chance of winning the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. Published August 13, 2015

In this Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, photo, republican presidential candidate Donald Trump participates in the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) ** FILE **

Donald Trump atop GOP field in Iowa, seen as most electable Republican: poll

Another poll shows businessman Donald Trump outpacing his 2016 GOP presidential rivals in Iowa, with voters giving him high marks on issues ranging from the economy to illegal immigration and saying he's the candidate that's the most electable and the most likely to shake up Washington. Published August 13, 2015