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Ben Wolfgang

Ben Wolfgang

Ben Wolfgang covers energy and the environment for The Washington Times. He covered Hillary Clinton's presidential bid in 2016, and prior to that spent two years as a White House correspondent during the Obama administration.

Before coming to The Times in 2011, Ben worked as political reporter at The Republican-Herald in Pottsville, Pa.

He can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Ben Wolfgang

The campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernard Sanders not only insists it will forge ahead, but says it's still taking the fight to Hillary Clinton. Sanders campaign manager pointed to the fact that Mr. Sanders raised $42.7 million in February, compared to just $30 million for Mrs. Clinton. (Associated Press)

Bernie Sanders to forge ahead, fighting for relevance

Hillary Clinton is firmly in control of the Democratic presidential primary after adding to her delegate lead with a string of victories on Super Tuesday, but Sen. Bernard Sanders made clear Wednesday he'll continue hitting the presumed nominee on her close ties to Wall Street and won't soon abandon the movement he's created. Published March 2, 2016

With a strong delegate advantage and a significant lead in national polls, Hillary Clinton now is in the driver's seat and appears destined for the Democratic nomination, and some political analysts say the party essentially can begin shifting to general election mode ahead of the inevitable exit of Sen. Bernard Sanders. (Associated Press)

Hillary Clinton routs Bernie Sanders in the South, moves closer to nomination

Hillary Clinton took a major step toward her party's presidential nomination on Tuesday night, routing rival Sen. Bernard Sanders across the South by a two-to-one margin - but the Vermont senator racked up desperately needed wins in his home state and in Oklahoma, and vowed to fight all the way to the party convention in July. Published March 1, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks about poverty during a news conference in Columbia, S.C., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, before heading to campaign events in  Missouri and Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Bernie Sanders: I can beat Donald Trump; Hillary Clinton can't

With the Democratic presidential nomination slipping away from him, Sen. Bernard Sanders on Wednesday told supporters to donate to his campaign because he can beat Republican Donald Trump in November -- and he hinted that Hillary Clinton cannot. Published February 24, 2016