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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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Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican and presidential hopeful, speaks during a meet and greet event in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on July 1, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Rand Paul to mount fight to defund Planned Parenthood

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is planning a push next week to fully ban federal funding for Planned Parenthood, with his office saying the 2016 GOP presidential contender will use "all legislative vehicles at his disposal" to ensure immediate action. Published July 17, 2015

In this June 29, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles for a photographer before he addresses members of the City Club of Chicago, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Donald Trump sits atop another national poll on 2016 GOP field

Businessman Donald Trump is the front-runner in a second national poll this week on the 2016 GOP field, holding an edge over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in a Fox News poll released Thursday. Published July 17, 2015

In this June 29, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles for a photographer before he addresses members of the City Club of Chicago, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Donald Trump: 'I'm actually a conservative with a heart'

Businessman Donald Trump on Thursday said the country has to provide health care for the poor and that he's "actually a conservative with a heart" who can work out deals with hospitals to make it happen. Published July 16, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks during a campaign event at a Harley-Davidson dealership Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Wisconsin court ends probe of Scott Walker 2012 recall campaign

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday handed a big political win to Gov. Scott Walker, closing a long-running investigation into alleged illegal coordination between Mr. Walker's 2012 recall campaign and outside conservative advocacy groups. Published July 16, 2015

Opponents trash Donald Trump as his poll numbers soar

Donald Trump is dominating the Republican presidential race, surging in the polls, sucking up all the oxygen with revelations of a net worth in excess of $10 billion, and leaving his opponents sputtering that his candidacy is ruining the GOP. Published July 15, 2015