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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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Barbra Streisand poses at the dedication of the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center in the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, on Thursday June 14, 2012, at Streisand's home in Malibu, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) ** FILE **

Barbra Streisand pens fundraising plea for Senate Democrats

Actress and longtime Democratic activist Barbra Streisand has lent her name to a fundraising plea from the Senate Democrats' campaign arm, writing that people like the Koch brothers are already putting in money in the race for the White House and in U.S. Senate contests in 2016. Published September 29, 2015

U.S. Presidential Candidate Donald Trump greets the crowd gathered in front of the Trump Tower ahead of the arrival of the pope's motorcade Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen) ** FILE **

Donald Trump on tax plan: 'I will probably end up paying more money'

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said he'll probably end up paying more money under the tax plan he unveiled Monday, but that he could end up doing better because of the stronger economy he says the plan will help drive. Published September 29, 2015

Syrian President Bashar Assad (SANA via AP, File)

Donald Trump: 'Let Russia fight ISIS' in Syria

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said the United States should let Russia fight it out against the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria, saying Syrian President Bashar Assad looks better to him than the alternative. Published September 29, 2015

U.S. Presidential Candidate Donald Trump greets the crowd gathered in front of the Trump Tower ahead of the arrival of the pope's motorcade Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen) ** FILE **

Donald Trump: 'I'm not a populist'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who said Monday that some wealthy people won't be thrilled with his newly-unveiled tax proposals, also said he is not a "populist," but rather "a man of great common sense." Published September 28, 2015

Republican presidential candidate, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson speaks during the Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council Action, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in Washington. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) ** FILE **

Ben Carson: Stop letting progressives 'drive God out of our land'

Retired neurosurgeon and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson urged social conservatives Friday to "stop allowing the progressives to drive God out of our land" and to stop letting "purveyors of division" split them up. Published September 25, 2015