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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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House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (Associated Press)

Republicans in Congress want Trump to steer clear of racist groups

Republican leaders, already wary of having Donald Trump on the ballot in the November presidential election, demanded Tuesday that he put more distance between himself and racist groups, saying the party cannot show anything but contempt for the Ku Klux Klan. Published March 1, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign rally in Norfolk, Va., in this Feb. 29, 2016, file photo. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Donald Trump: 'Hillary cannot make America great'

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Tuesday knocked former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for recently talking about making America "whole again," hinting that he might put the line head-to-head with his own campaign pledge to "make America great again." Published March 1, 2016

Democratic presidential candidates, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, and Hillary Clinton shake hands after a Democratic presidential primary debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders both beat Donald Trump head-to-head: poll

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont both top GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump in head-to-head match-ups, while Mrs. Clinton is locked in much tighter contests against Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Ted Cruz, according to polling released Tuesday. Published March 1, 2016

Donald Trump began celebrating Super Tuesday early at a rally in Valdosta, Georgia. "Tomorrow is a big day and I want you to lead the pack," he told the crowd at Valdosta State University. "We are going to have a lot of success."

Trump eyes Super Tuesday landslide as Republicans beg voters to back away

The GOP presidential field mounted a last-ditch effort to derail Donald Trump ahead of Super Tuesday's slate of primaries, with Sen. Marco Rubio demanding the billionaire businessman begin making his signature clothing lines in the U.S., while Sen. Ted Cruz accused him of plotting to go back on his vow to deport illegal immigrants. Published February 29, 2016

John Kasich: I will beat Donald Trump in Ohio

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said Monday he will beat GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump in Mr. Kasich's home state of Ohio and that he's better positioned in the Buckeye State than Sen. Marco Rubio is in Florida. Published February 29, 2016

Sen. Ben Sasse, Nebraska Republican (Associated Press)

Ben Sasse says he cannot support Donald Trump

Sen. Ben Sasse, Nebraska Republican, says he can't support GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump for president and that he'll likely look for a third candidate to support if the billionaire businessman ultimately wins the Republican nomination. Published February 29, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. speaks during a rally, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Emboldened Rubio keeps punching, mocks Trump as blowhard prima donna

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is stepping up his attacks on GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump, mocking the billionaire businessman for a string of misspelled tweets Friday morning and saying it was Mr. Trump who was actually the nervous wreck backstage at Thursday's debate. Published February 26, 2016

Lindsey Graham: GOP has gone 'bat---- crazy'

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said at a press dinner Thursday evening that the Republican party has gone "bat---- crazy" as he was roasting his former 2016 rivals. Published February 26, 2016