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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at [email protected].

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden smiles as he holds a campaign rally at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in Los Angeles Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Joe Biden paces 2020 Dems in North Carolina: Poll

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden holds a sizable lead over the rest of the 2020 Democratic presidential field in North Carolina, according to a poll released Thursday. Published November 15, 2019

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign event, in Keene, N.H. Sanders is replacing his state director in the critical early-voting state of South Carolina. The campaign tells The Associated Press that Jessica Bright is heading up the campaign in South Carolina. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Sanders rolls out housing legislation; Biden releases infrastructure plan

Sen. Bernard Sanders teamed up with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to roll out legislation Thursday that calls for a guaranteed right to housing and would put up to $180 billion over 10 years toward retrofitting and cutting carbon emissions in federal public housing. Published November 14, 2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y stands alongside Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., during a campaign rally on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.  (Bryon Houlgrave /The Des Moines Register via AP)

AOC, Sanders hatch $180 billion plan to guarantee housing for everyone

Sen. Bernard Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday are introducing legislation that calls for a guaranteed right to housing and would put up to $180 billion over 10 years toward retrofitting and cutting carbon emissions in federal public housing. Published November 14, 2019

In this Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks during an interview at his Statehouse office in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) ** FILE **

Former Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick enters 2020 presidential race

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, who jumped into the Democratic presidential race Thursday, was immediately fending off questions about his ties to Bain Capital, the same investment firm that was a major liability for Republican Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential bid. Published November 14, 2019

Then-Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, of Ohio, speaks at the Ohio Democratic Party's 2019 State Dinner, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (Maddie Schroeder/The Columbus Dispatch via AP) ** FILE **

Tim Ryan endorses Joe Biden for president

Rep. Tim Ryan on Wednesday endorsed former Vice President Joseph R. Biden for president, saying Mr. Biden's wisdom and experience is what the country needs in the current moment. Published November 13, 2019

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., steps away from a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Schumer touts 'positive signs' in spending talks

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on Thursday said there are "positive signs" that spending talks on Capitol Hill can get back on track and predicted that lawmakers can strike a deal if President Trump butts out of the process. Published November 7, 2019