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Sally Persons

Sally Persons

Sally Persons covers politics for The Washington Times. She can be reached at

Articles by Sally Persons

Khizr Khan, a Pakistani-American lawyer and gold star father, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, during a House Democratic forum on President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Khizr Khan emerges as Democrats’ star attraction, voice of opposition

For many political neophytes, a major speaking role at a presidential nominating convention might have been the pinnacle. For Khizr Khan, the Muslim father of a U.S. Army captain who died serving in Iraq, his speech denouncing candidate Donald Trump was the beginning. Published May 17, 2018

In this March 6, 2014, file photo, Wisconsin Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir speaks at the Capitol in Madison, Wis. Vukmir, a candidate for U.S. Senate, faces businessman and political newcomer Kevin Nicholson, in the Aug. 14, 2018, primary. (Mark Hoffman /Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File/)

Leah Vukmir touted in Wisconsin Next PAC ad

Wisconsin Next PAC released a new ad in the U.S. Senate race on Wednesday touting Republican candidate Leah Vukmir and her recent endorsement by the state party. Published May 16, 2018