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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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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, following a GOP strategy meeting. In a direct challenge to the White House, a Senate committee pushed toward a vote on a bill that would give Congress a chance to weigh in on any final nuclear agreement that can be reached with Iran. The top Republican leaders in the House and Senate insisted on Tuesday that lawmakers have a say. Boehner said "Congress should absolutely have the opportunity to review this deal," telling reporters. "The administration appears to want a deal at any cost."  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

John Boehner: Obama admin making it 'virtually impossible' to get Benghazi facts

House Speaker John A. Boehner said Wednesday that the Obama administration has made it "virtually impossible" to get to the facts surrounding the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack on a U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, as the special panel investigating the attack indicated its inquiry could continue into 2016. Published April 22, 2015

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Mitt Romney: I wish Harry Reid 'a very comfortable retirement'

Former Massachusetts Gov. and 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney says Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid was more of an "impediment" than someone who got things done in Washington and said he's "delighted" that Mr. Reid is retiring after his current term. Published April 22, 2015

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at a Republican Leadership Summit, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Rick Perry: Next president needs to have 'deep experience as an executive'

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday that the next president of the United States needs to be someone with "deep experience as an executive," naming several crises he had to deal with as the longest-serving governor in state history that nobody had explicitly prepared him for. Published April 17, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton listens as she meets with local residents at the Jones St. Java House, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in LeClaire, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Hillary's email scandal will 'haunt her'

House Speaker John A. Boehner says former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton "ignored the law" in setting up a private email system and server as the nation's top diplomat and that questions on the matter are "going to continue to haunt her until she comes clean." Published April 17, 2015

Jeb Bush calls for gradual increase in retirement age

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Friday called for a gradual increase in the retirement age that would not affect people who are either receiving Social Security benefits or are close to receiving them. Published April 17, 2015