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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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Despite some minor snafus, Gary Johnson, Libertarian Party's presidential nominee, says he plans to keep doing his thing going forward, touting a recent single-day "money comet" haul. (Associated Press)

Libertarians hope to woo supporters from RNC

But despite some minor snafus and less than half a million dollars in the bank, the Libertarian Party's presidential nominee says he plans to keep doing his thing going forward, touting a recent single-day "money comet" haul of $100,000 and calling developments at the GOP convention a "sad state of affairs." Published July 21, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 42nd International Convention at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

White House, Hillary Clinton quick to hit Donald Trump's NATO talk

The Obama White House and Hillary Clinton's campaign were quick to pounce Thursday on new comments from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump raising fresh questions over the U.S. commitment to its NATO allies, while GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence said Mr. Trump would honor U.S. treaty obligations while getting NATO's European members to pay their fair share. Published July 21, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rallied a crowd in April at the Milwaukee Theatre. Party members in the state hope this is the year they win the big prize. (Associated Press)

Wisconsin Republicans see hope this year to back a presidential winner

Wisconsin Republicans have captured their state's governorship and one of its U.S. Senate seats, and now have the speaker of the House -- but the big prize, the state's 10 Electoral College presidential votes, has long eluded them. With Donald Trump at the top of the ticket, though, they say this is the year that changes. Published July 21, 2016

Eric Trump, son of Republican Presidential nominee Donald J. Trump, watches during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Eric Trump: Ted Cruz's speech was 'classless'

Eric Trump said Thursday that Sen. Ted Cruz's speech on Wednesday at the Republican National Convention was "classless" and that the Quicken Loans Arena was "literally shaking" with boos from the crowd. Published July 21, 2016

Melania Trump, wife of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Paul Manafort: As far as we're concerned, the 'speech is Melania's speech'

Donald Trump's campaign chairman on Wednesday said Melania Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention on Monday was her own and the campaign is moving on, after similarities between Mrs. Trump's speech and a 2008 address by first lady Michelle Obama had been litigated throughout the second day of the GOP convention Tuesday. Published July 20, 2016

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., looks over the podium during a sound check before the second day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Sen. Ron Johnson: I provoked Hillary Clinton's Benghazi outburst

On the second night of the Republican National Convention, Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin touts his role in prompting Hillary Clinton to ask "what difference, at this point, does it make?" during her 2013 testimony about the impetus behind the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. Published July 19, 2016