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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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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders by 41 points in Iowa: poll

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has a 41-point lead on Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont in the early state of Iowa, according to a Monmouth University poll released Tuesday on the 2016 Democratic presidential field. Published October 27, 2015

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu speaks to reporters in the spin room on behalf of Mitt Romney after the second presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., on Oct. 16, 2012. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

John Sununu: Donald Trump, Ben Carson would be 'another Obama'

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu said Tuesday that billionaire businessman Donald Trump and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson would be "another Obama" if elected president and that the two candidates "are really entertainment at this point." Published October 27, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, in Anderson, S.C. (Ken Ruinard/The Independent-Mail via AP) ** FILE **

Donald Trump: Ben Carson was 'pro-abortion not so long ago'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Tuesday that retired neurosurgeon and 2016 GOP rival Ben Carson was "pro-abortion" not too long ago, as he grapples with Mr. Carson's recent rise in some of the polling on the 2016 GOP presidential race. Published October 27, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) speaks to a large crowd inside of the Bishop Barnwell Room during a "Stand with Rand" rally on the campus of Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. (Kyle Green/Idaho Statesman via AP) ** FILE **

Rand Paul: Obama blinked during 2011 debt ceiling fight

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky said Friday he opposes an increase in the debt ceiling absent "significant reforms," arguing that President Obama ended up negotiating during the 2011 fight over the debt ceiling despite Mr. Obama's own previous pledges. Published October 23, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders, of Vermont, left, and Hillary Rodham Clinton laugh during the CNN Democratic presidential debate, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders by 11 points in Iowa in post-debate poll

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has opened up an 11-point lead on Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont in the early state of Iowa, according to survey results released Friday that also showed Hawkeye State Democrats thought Mrs. Clinton did the best in last week's Democratic presidential debate. Published October 23, 2015

Republican presidential candidates Ben Carson, left, and Donald Trump talk before the start of 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) ** FILE **

Ben Carson leads Donald Trump by 9 points in Iowa: poll

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has overtaken billionaire businessman Donald Trump in another poll on the 2016 GOP presidential field in the early state of Iowa, picking up 10 points of support since August. Published October 23, 2015

Vice President Joseph R. Biden, accompanied by President Obama, used his announcement that he will not make a bid for the White House to say that four years of college should be offered to all Americans just as 12 years of high school is today. (AP Photo)

Donald Trump on Joe Biden: 'I would rather run against Hillary'

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he's fine with Vice President Joseph R. Biden's decision not to enter the 2016 presidential race, saying it will be easier to run against former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Published October 22, 2015