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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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Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, points as he speaks at a campaign stop at Waukesha County Exposition Center, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Waukesha, Wis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Ted Cruz predicts 'national repercussions' if he wins Wisconsin

Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday that a win in the Wisconsin primary would have "national repercussions" for the 2016 GOP presidential race and that he's "hopeful and optimistic" about the energy and momentum he's been seeing. Published April 5, 2016

FILE - This Oct. 11, 2012 file photo shows Democratic National Committee Chair, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D- Fla., speaking at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. President Barack Obama wants Wasserman Schultz to stay on as his party’s chairwoman. Wasserman Schultz has overseen the Democratic National Committee since early 2011. Party officials credit her in part with helping the president carry her home state of Florida, as well as leading the party to an expanded majority in the Senate and more seats in the House.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Advocacy group steps up attack on Debbie Wasserman Schultz over payday lending

The advocacy group Allied Progress is stepping up its campaign attacking Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on payday lending, announcing plans Monday to put up billboards in the Florida Democrat's home state that say she's not on President Obama's side on the issue. Published April 4, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks Sunday, April 3, 2016, at Florian Gardens in Eau Claire, Wis.  Cruz spent the day campaigning in Wisconsin in advance of the state's Tuesday primary election. (Steve Kinderman/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP)

Ted Cruz: 'White knight' scenario at GOP convention 'a pipe dream'

Sen. Ted Cruz said Monday that the prospect of a "white knight" parachuting in at a contested GOP convention to emerge as the Republican nominee simply isn't going to happen, saying delegates and Republicans voters aren't going to stand for it. Published April 4, 2016

Sen. Ted Cruz addresses more than 1,600 delegates at the North Dakota Republican Convention in Fargo, North Dakota, on Saturday, April 2, 2016. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders lead in Wisconsin: polls

Sen. Ted Cruz leads the GOP presidential field in Wisconsin heading into Tuesday's primary, while Sen. Bernard Sanders holds a narrow lead on the Democratic side, according to new polling released ahead of the April 5 contests. Published April 4, 2016

United States House Speaker Paul Ryan, looks on during a meeting with Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein,  at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, Monday, April 4, 2016.  (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Paul Ryan: Convention rules changes up to the delegates

House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a new interview that rules governing the 2016 Republican National Convention are going to be up to the delegates and once again reaffirmed that his name should not be put in for consideration to be the GOP presidential nominee. Published April 4, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign stop, Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Appleton, Wis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Donald Trump on threat of nuclear weapons: 'Europe's a big place'

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he's the last person who "wants to play the nuclear card," but he's sticking with his declaration that he doesn't want to take "cards off the table," saying that "Europe's a big place." Published April 1, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas listens during a campaign stop, Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

Ted Cruz leads Donald Trump by 10 points in Wisconsin: poll

Sen. Ted Cruz leads GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump by 10 points in Wisconsin, according to a new poll that shows Mr. Cruz leading big among women, very conservative voters and white evangelical Christians. Published April 1, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich is looking to salvage his bid for the White House by sticking around and trying to convince voters that he is their strongest candidate against the Democrats in the November election. (Associated Press)

John Kasich: Donald Trump 'really not prepared to be president'

Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Thursday that GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump's recent statements on issues like abortion and nuclear weapons reveal a candidate who isn't prepared to be president, and he offered himself up as a new "vessel" for frustrated Trump supporters. Published March 31, 2016