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David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at [email protected].

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) ** FILE **

Nancy Pelosi endorses Hillary Clinton for president

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi endorsed likely Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton just as California voters were prepared to head to the polls Tuesday, saying she held out in part because of her own role as a superdelegate. Published June 7, 2016

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: 'I don't care if the judge is Mexican or not'

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump says he doesn't care if a judge overseeing a fraud case being brought against Trump University "is Mexican or not" and that all he wants is a "fair shake." Published June 7, 2016

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington in this Jan. 28, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

Jeff Flake: I can't support Donald Trump at this point

Sen. Jeff Flake, Arizona Republican, said on Monday that he can't endorse presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump at this point and said Mr. Trump's questioning the impartiality of a judge because of the judge's Mexican heritage is a "new level." Published June 6, 2016

Conservative writer David French. (Image: Twitter)

David French: I'm not running for president

Conservative writer David French, who had been floated as a possible independent candidate for president, is ruling out a run himself -- but hinted there still could be an opening for someone else to enter the race. Published June 6, 2016

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