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

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Donald Trump leads by 15 in South Carolina, Ben Carson second

Donald Trump has a sizable lead on his 2016 GOP rivals in the first-in-the-south state of South Carolina, according to a Monmouth University poll released Tuesday that also found a preference among Republican voters for a president who comes from outside the government. Published August 25, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, speaks at a news conference in front of the Trump International hotel, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, in Las Vegas. O'Malley, who is scheduled to speak at the AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention Wednesday in Las Vegas, spoke in front of the hotel to highlight employee's attempts to unionize. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Martin O'Malley rips DNC presidential debate schedule

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley on Tuesday ripped the Democratic National Committee over its presidential debate schedule, saying Democrats aren't going to stand for the "meddling" and "limiting of debate" the DNC is trying to pull. Published August 25, 2015

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StemExpress CEO suggests 'another 50 livers a week' in 8th undercover video

An eighth undercover video released by the pro-life Center for Medical Progress shows the head of a company that supplies human blood and tissue products to researchers discussing the procurement of samples and saying "another 50 livers a week" would make her lab happy. Published August 25, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican and presidential hopeful, speaks at the Inaugural Basque Fry at Corley Ranch in Gardnerville, Nev., on Aug. 15, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Ted Cruz: First Dem debate will be 'Hillary Clinton and the Chipotle clerk'

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took a few tongue-in-cheek shots at former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in Iowa Friday, saying in contrast to the first Republican presidential debate, he was pretty sure the first Democratic debate would consist of "Hillary Clinton and the Chipotle clerk." Published August 21, 2015

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb (Associated Press) **FILE**

Jim Webb on Iran: 'Wrong time for an agreement like this'

Former Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia says it's the wrong time for a deal on Iran's nuclear program and that the situation of giving "tacit approval" for another country's eventual acquisition of nuclear weapons is unprecedented. Published August 21, 2015

In this Aug. 14, 2015, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures prior to a campaign stop at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) ** FILE **

Donald Trump: No, I'll use the word 'anchor baby'

As businessman and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump kicks the issue of birthright citizenship to the forefront of the political debate, the use of the term "anchor baby" to refer to a child born in the United States to illegal immigrant parents has gotten renewed attention. Published August 21, 2015

Obama's approval rating drops: poll

More people disapprove of President Obama's job performance as they give him low marks on dealing with issues like the Islamic State terrorist group and feel his policies would lead the country in the wrong direction, a new CNN/ORC poll said. Published August 21, 2015

Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican and presidential hopeful, smiles while speaking during an event hosted by the Foreign Policy Initiative in New York on Aug. 14, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

In Detroit, Marco Rubio knocks Hillary Clinton for 'lazy leadership'

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said Thursday his tax and education policies would help struggling workers in Detroit improve their lives and knocked what he called a backward-looking vision from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Published August 20, 2015