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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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FILE - In this July 8, 2019, file photo, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks at a roundtable on the opioid epidemic at Cabell-Huntington Health Center in Huntington, W.Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Joe Manchin opts against gubernatorial bid

Sen. Joe Manchin III on Tuesday announced he will not run for governor of West Virginia next year, saying his position in the U.S. Senate can help position the state for success in the years to come. Published September 3, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg talks with attendees at the Hawkeye Area Labor Council Labor Day Picnic, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Pete Buttigieg ramping up offices, staff in Iowa

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is ramping up his campaign's presence in Iowa, with plans to increase staffing in the early presidential state to nearly 100 by the end of the first week of September. Published September 3, 2019

In this Nov. 15, 2011, photo former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Walsh, a former Illinois congressman, says he'll challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020. The tea party favorite argues that Trump is unfit for the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ** FILE **

Joe Walsh: 'I apologize' for helping pave the way for Trump

Joe Walsh, a former tea party congressman who announced this week he is challenging President Trump for the GOP presidential nomination in 2020, on Friday took responsibility for helping lay the groundwork for Mr. Trump's rise in politics. Published August 30, 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: We're headed for 'worse' than a recession

Former Rep. Mark Sanford, a potential primary challenger to President Trump, said the U.S. is headed for an economic collapse on a greater scale than the 2008 downturn if things aren't corrected quickly. Published August 30, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at a town hall for his Democratic presidential campaign in Spartanburg, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

Biden defends sentiment behind war story after report reveals false narrative

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden said the central point of a story he's told about traveling overseas to honor a war hero who refused a medal is correct, after a report suggested the 2020 Democratic presidential front-runner combined details about separate events into one incorrect narrative. Published August 30, 2019