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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at

Articles by David Sherfinski

In this Dec. 1, 2020, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell listens during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Al Drago/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Dems dismiss Republicans' inflation fears over Biden's massive stimulus bill

Democrats on Tuesday brushed aside Republicans' concerns about overheating the economy with the Biden administration's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled that the central bank won't pull back anytime soon on its own aggressive actions to aid the recovery. Published February 23, 2021

People wait in line to fill propane tanks Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Houston. Customers waited over an hour in the freezing rain to fill their tanks. Millions in Texas had no power after a historic snowfall and single-digit temperatures created a surge of demand for electricity to warm up homes unaccustomed to such extreme lows, buckling the state's power grid and causing widespread blackouts. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Biden to travel to Texas on Friday

President Biden plans to travel to Houston, Texas, on Friday as the state continues to deal with fallout from massive power outages after the recent severe winter weather. Published February 23, 2021