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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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The nomination of Judge Merrick Garland, President Obama's choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, has been held up for months. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Senate block on Garland fails to get a mention at DNC

Democrats still insist that Merrick Garland, President Obama's pick to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat, will be a major factor for voters in November -- but the party's top leaders didn't mention him during hours of prime-time speeches at their national convention last week. Published August 1, 2016

As Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton looks to sway voters, her biggest liability is her perceived dishonesty. (Associated Press)

Campaign says Clinton didn't mean to mislead with her various email explanations

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign struggled Monday to square her claims that she told the truth about her secret email account with the sworn testimony of the FBI director last month, as top Clinton aides insisted Mrs. Clinton didn't mean to mislead voters with her various explanations. Published August 1, 2016

Former Republican National Committee chief Michael S. Steele (Associated Press) **FILE**

Michael Steele: Obama became Democrats' Reagan in many ways

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said Thursday that President Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday propelled Mr. Obama to become the Democrats' Ronald Reagan in many ways. Published July 28, 2016

Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., waves after speaking to delegates during the third day session of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Tim Kaine: 'I'm a progressive in the South'

Sen. Tim Kaine on Thursday described himself as a "progressive in the South" after being played a clip from a 2005 campaign ad in which he says he's against same-sex marriage and is "conservative" on issues like "the sanctity of life." Published July 28, 2016

Sen. Tim Kaine is among Democrats leading the charge against the Trump administration. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Tim Kaine: Bernie Sanders' supporters understand that Donald Trump is 'a threat'

Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, the Democrats' 2016 vice presidential nominee, said the party is more unified than it was at this point eight years ago and that supporters of Sen. Bernard Sanders understand that GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is "a threat to everything they care about." Published July 28, 2016