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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

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. speaks during a luncheon at the Arizona Biltmore, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) ** FILE **

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema opposes raising minimum wage in reconciliation bill

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, Arizona Democrat, said in a new interview that she opposes including a hike in the federal minimum wage to $15-per-hour under the fast-track budget process Democrats are using to pass President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. Published February 12, 2021

President Donald Trump's name is seen on a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help combat the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, in San Antonio, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

'Expecting a third check': Left fights against lower thresholds for stimulus

The left is rebelling against the idea of reducing the number of Americans eligible for $1,400 checks in President Biden's massive coronavirus relief package, saying Democrats can't be afraid to go big when it comes to pumping taxpayer money into a pandemic-stalled economy. Published February 7, 2021