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David Sherfinski

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

Articles by David Sherfinski

Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Inspired Grounds Cafe in West Des Moines, Iowa, on Jan. 31, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Mike Huckabee: I'm 'all in' to help Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says he is now "all in" to help likely Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump defeat Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton in the fall general election and called on fellow Republicans to abandon the "Never Trump" movement. Published May 4, 2016

Donald Trump: 'I don't think it's imperative that the entire party come together'

After all but clinching the GOP presidential nomination with Sen. Ted Cruz's exit from the race Tuesday, likely nominee Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that Republicans will unify, but he also said he doesn't think it's imperative for the "entire" party to come together and that he'd just as soon do without support from certain people. Published May 4, 2016

Former Texas Rep. Ron Paul (Associated Press) **FILE**

Ron Paul: Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump 'similar' in many ways

Former Texas Rep. Ron Paul, a 2012 GOP presidential candidate, said Tuesday that there are indeed similarities between GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump and Democratic contender Sen. Bernard Sanders, but that both candidates are off in their policy prescriptions. Published May 3, 2016

Rafael Cruz, father of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks in Madisonville, Texas in this Jan. 10, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

Donald Trump floats tabloid report tying Rafael Cruz to Lee Harvey Oswald

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Tuesday floated a supermarket tabloid report that Rafael Cruz, the father of Sen. Ted Cruz, was pictured with Lee Harvey Oswald shortly before the JFK assassination -- a charge that led the Cruz campaign to say Mr. Trump is "detached from reality" and desperate for attention. Published May 3, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a rally at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Ted Cruz's image drops among Republicans, GOP-leaning independents: poll

Sen. Ted Cruz's image has dropped among Republicans and GOP-leaning independents in recent weeks and his favorable rating among that bloc was lower than his unfavorable rating for the first time since Gallup started daily tracking last July, according to a new poll. Published May 3, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, works the crowd after a campaign event Sunday, May 1, 2016, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Donald Trump: Bernie Sanders' people are going to join my campaign

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday predicted that supporters of Sen. Bernard Sanders will eventually rally around to his own candidacy, saying Mr. Sanders and his followers have been treated badly by the Democratic party. Published May 2, 2016

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during the Indiana Republican Party Spring Dinner in Indianapolis on April 21, 2016. (Associated Press)

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence: 'I will be voting for Ted Cruz'

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announced Friday he is supporting Sen. Ted Cruz in the state's GOP presidential primary on Tuesday, giving the Texas Republican a much-needed boost as he pulls out all the stops to secure a win in the state. Published April 29, 2016

Sen. Tim Kaine, Virginia Democrat, speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing of the White House on April 3, 2014. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Tim Kaine deflects VP talk: 'I'm not looking for another post'

Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia on Friday deflected talk that he's on the short list to be Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton's running mate and predicted that he'll be sitting with the other senators if Mrs. Clinton gets sworn-in as president in January. Published April 29, 2016