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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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President Obama (right) is greeted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie upon the president's arrival at Atlantic City International Airport on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, near Atlantic City, N.J. Mr. Obama traveled to the region to take an aerial tour of the New Jersey coastline damaged by Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump eviscerates Christie for being 'a little boy' during Obama visit

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump tore into New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during a Monday stop in New Hampshire, hitting his 2016 GOP rival on President Obama's visit to the Garden State in the wake of Superstorm Sandy in 2012 and saying it's unlikely Mr. Christie didn't know anything about the 2013 lane closures on the George Washington Bridge. Published December 29, 2015

GOP hopefuls' support boosts Constitutional Convention idea

A push by conservative activists for states to call a national convention to amend the U.S. Constitution has won the backing of several of the Republican presidential contenders, and one of the movement's leaders said the process could get rolling next year if the candidates talk about it more. Published December 24, 2015

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's lawsuit joins cases on immigration, Obamacare's contraceptive policies and several other lawsuits against the EPA, all of which are winding their way through the courts and will serve as either an endorsement or rebuke of President Obama's expansive use of executive authority to try to force through his agenda. (Associated Press)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce challenging new EPA ozone standard in court

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's ground-level ozone standards, marking yet another Obama administration policy likely to be decided in the courts rather than on Capitol Hill. Published December 23, 2015

Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd before addressing supporters at a campaign rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., in this Dec. 21, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) **FILE**

Donald Trump: 'Schlonged' isn't vulgar; media's being dishonest

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "schlonged" to describe Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's loss in the 2008 Democratic presidential primary, saying it's an oft-used phrase in politics that means "beaten badly." Published December 23, 2015

In this Dec. 15, 2015, file photo, Donald Trump, left, watches as Ted Cruz speaks during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Venetian Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) ** FILE **

Donald Trump pulls 21 points ahead of No. 2 Ted Cruz: poll

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has opened up a 21-point lead over his nearest GOP competitor, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, in a national poll on the 2016 GOP field released Wednesday. Published December 23, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses supporters at a campaign rally, Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, in Grand Rapids, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton got 'schlonged' in 2008 election

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday panned Hillary Clinton's bathroom break during Saturday's debate as "disgusting," and he used a crude sexual term to describe her loss in the 2008 Democratic presidential primary contest. Published December 22, 2015