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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 Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks during the New Hampshire state Democratic Party convention, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Manchester, NH. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Amy Klobuchar declines to back mandatory assault weapon buybacks

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday said she would take a look at a voluntary buyback of certain kinds of firearms, but stopped short of endorsing a mandatory buyback of military-style, semiautomatic firearms some of her 2020 Democratic presidential rivals are supporting. Published September 8, 2019

In this July 21, 2018, file photo, Republican politician Mark Sanford speaks at OZY Fest in Central Park in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) ** FILE **

Mark Sanford announces Trump primary challenge

Former Gov. Mark Sanford on Sunday said he will mount a primary challenge to President Trump in 2020, jumping into the race after publicly toying with the idea for several months. Published September 8, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden smiles as he speaks during a campaign stop, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in Laconia, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Poll: Biden leads 2020 Democrats as Warren gains, Harris slips

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden had a double-digit lead over his nearest competitor for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, according to a poll released Sunday that showed Sen. Elizabeth Warren picking up steam in recent months and Sen. Kamala Harris falling back. Published September 8, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden pumps his fist as he speaks during a campaign stop, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in Laconia, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Biden: Trump is becoming more 'erratic'

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden on Friday said President Trump is becoming more "erratic" and predicted that the president will double down on his "worst instincts" if the economy moves closer to a recession. Published September 6, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at the Surf Ballroom, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Clear Lake, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher) ** FILE **

Andrew Yang says he's Trump's 'kryptonite'

Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang declared himself President Trump's "kryptonite" and said Mr. Trump hasn't targeted him on Twitter because the president knows he's not the candidate to mess with. Published September 6, 2019

In this March 1, 2019, file photo, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee stands on an outdoor patio as he takes part in media interviews in Seattle after announcing earlier in the day that he will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Inslee, who made fighting climate change the central theme of his presidential campaign, announced Wednesday night, Aug. 21, 2019, that he is ending his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination. Inslee announced his decision on MSNBC, saying it's become clear that he won't win. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Jay Inslee applauds 'arms race' on climate proposals among 2020 Dem field

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday applauded the "arms race" that he said has developed among the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders to lay out aggressive plans to tackle climate change, which had been the signature issue of his own since-ended bid for the White House. Published September 4, 2019