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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 Hillary Clinton pauses while speaking at a rally at Adams City High School in Commerce City, Colo., Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in Florida: Poll

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by four points in a four-way contest in Florida and by six points head-to-head, according to a Suffolk University poll released Thursday. Published August 4, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, speaks during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 20, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Paul Ryan: My constituents' endorsements are what matters

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Thursday his focus is on securing endorsements from his own constituents ahead of a GOP primary contest Tuesday, after Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump declined earlier this week to give his support to Mr. Ryan. Published August 4, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., give the thumbs-up as he speaks during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Paul Manafort: Paul Ryan's GOP primary opponent is 'not going to win'

Donald Trump's campaign chairman on Thursday said House Speaker Paul D. Ryan is not going to lose a GOP primary contest on Tuesday, but that there's a "conflict" within the campaign and that Mr. Trump generally doesn't wade into primary elections. Published August 4, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds her scarf which she says she bought at The Knotty Tie Company, a Denver based company, as she speaks at a rally at Adams City High School in Commerce City, Colo., Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Hillary Clinton takes 10-point lead over Donald Trump: Fox poll

Hillary Clinton has taken a 10-point lead over Donald Trump in a head-to-head match-up, extending her advantage by 4 points from a month ago, according to a national poll conducted after the Democratic National Convention. Published August 4, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands during a campaign rally at Cumberland Valley High School, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, in Mechanicsburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump campaign announces $80M July fundraising haul

Donald Trump's campaign said Wednesday it collectively raised $80 million in July for the campaign and the Republican Party, picking up the pace from a June haul of about $51 million. Published August 3, 2016

Gary Johnson won the party's presidential nomination on the second ballot with 55.8 percent of the delegate vote, giving him a second shot at the presidency after winning about 1.72 million votes as the party's candidate in 2012. (Associated Press)

Gary Johnson: We've raised more than $1 million in last two weeks

Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party's presidential nominee, says his campaign has raked in more than $1 million in the last two weeks, and he's trying to push things further with a "money bomb" tied to the presidential debates to try to raise $1.5 million on August 15. Published August 3, 2016

Democratic National Committee (DNC) CEO Amy Dacey and other representatives considering where to host the 2016 convention, get cheesesteaks at Pat's King of Steaks in Philadelphia on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Philadelphia is one of five cities bidding to host the convention along with Birmingham, Ala; Columbus, Ohio; the Brooklyn borough of New York, and Phoenix.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Democratic National Committee loses three top officials in wake of email hack

In a massive shakeup of its top leadership, the Democratic National Committee announced Tuesday the departures of its chief executive officer, chief financial officer, and communications director, in the wake of an embarrassing email hack that already prompted the resignation of the DNC chair. Published August 2, 2016