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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at dsherfinski@washingtontimes.com.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures to a his camouflaged "Make America Great" hat as he discuses his support by the National Rifle Association at a campaign rally at the Redding Municipal Airport Friday, June 3, 2016, in Redding, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) ** FILE **

Donald Trump says he will win Trump University case 'easily'

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump on Monday said he will "easily" win a case involving fraud charges against his Trump University real estate courses and says all he's trying to do is figure out why he's being treated unfairly by a judge. Published June 6, 2016

In this April 2, 2016, file photo, a demonstrator waves a flag with marijuana leaves on it during a protest calling for the legalization of marijuana, outside of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Majority of U.S. voters favor legalizing marijuana, poll finds

A majority of U.S. voters support legalizing marijuana in general, and nearly nine in 10 say VA doctors should be able to prescribe it in pill form to veterans suffering post-traumatic stress disorder, according to polling released Monday. Published June 6, 2016

Donald Trump warns he could hit Obama on campaign trail like he hit Bill Clinton

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is warning that if President Obama wants to hit the campaign trail, Mr. Trump could end up going after him like he's gone after former President Bill Clinton, who has been campaigning on behalf of likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Published June 2, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a rally in Santa Cruz, Calif., on May 31, 2016. (Dan Coyro/The Santa Cruz Sentinel via AP)

Bernie Sanders: I think we have an 'excellent chance' to win California

Sen. Bernard Sanders said Wednesday he thinks he has an "excellent chance" to win California next week, and said he expects to work on winning over superdelegates who might have made early commitments to likely Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Published June 1, 2016

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. From left are, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., McConnell, and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ** FILE **

Mitch McConnell: 'This is going to be a ticket-splitting kind of year'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is predicting a "ticket-splitting kind of year," saying the two major parties' likely presidential nominees probably aren't going to create down-ballot coattails along the lines of what President Obama had during his 2008 campaign. Published June 1, 2016