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

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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 10, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to his supporters during a campaign rally in Salem, Ore. The presidential race generated a lot of enthusiasm among Oregonians, with about 160,000 adding their names to the rolls of the two major parties this year - but mostly Democrats. Sanders' candidacy seems to have been the cause for a lot of the fervor, and scoring wins on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, in Oregon and Kentucky are key in his efforts to keep his campaign alive. (Danielle Peterson/Statesman-Journal via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDIT

Bernie Sanders' camp rules out a third-party run

Sen. Bernard Sanders' campaign manager said Tuesday that Mr. Sanders is not going to launch a third-party bid for the White House -- a possibility that presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump has been openly encouraging. Published May 17, 2016

A score board reads "Hillary Clinton 2016" as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a get-out-the-vote event at Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky., Monday, May 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Pro-Clinton super PAC going on the air this week with anti-Trump attack ads

Though Hillary Clinton still hasn't wrapped up the Democratic presidential nomination, a pro-Clinton super PAC has released two new ads attacking presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump that are slated to be part of a multimillion dollar buy across several key battleground states starting this week. Published May 17, 2016

In this May 4, 2016, file photo, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks at The Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens in Columbus. Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

John Kasich: I'm undecided on whether to endorse Donald Trump

In his first nationally televised interview since exiting the 2016 GOP presidential race, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said he hasn't decided whether to endorse presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump yet, but that he's not planning to launch a third-party presidential bid and he's not inclined to be Mr. Trump's running mate. Published May 17, 2016

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Reince Priebus: 'Very difficult' to win Senate races if top of ticket struggles

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said Monday it's "very difficult" to win Senate races without doing well at the top of the ticket, and hinted at a soon-to-be announced joint fundraising venture between the RNC and presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Published May 16, 2016

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during the final session at the Anti-Corruption Summit in London, Thursday, May 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Stefan Rousseau, Pool) ** FILE **

Donald Trump suggests he might not have a very good relationship with David Cameron

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is already forecasting that he might not have a very good relationship with the leader of one of the United States' staunchest allies, in the wake of British Prime Minister David Cameron's criticizing Mr. Trump's call for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States. Published May 16, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he arrives for a meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., at the Republican National Committee Headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Donald Trump: 'Not that surprised' Paul Ryan didn't endorse me after meeting

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Friday he wasn't entirely surprised that House Speaker Paul D. Ryan did not endorse him after the two met Thursday, but said other endorsements are rolling in and that he thinks Mr. Ryan will come around eventually. Published May 13, 2016

In this May 7, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Lynden, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Donald Trump: I'm not softening my stance on temporary Muslim ban

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said Friday he's not softening his stance on a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States, but also said proposals he puts forward now are really suggestions because he's not the president. Published May 13, 2016

Supporters attend a campaign rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vermont independent and Democratic presidential candidate, in Salem, Ore., on May 10, 2016. (Danielle Peterson/Statesman-Journal via AP)

Bernie Sanders viewed more favorably by millennials than Clinton, Trump: Poll

A majority of "millennials reported a favorable opinion of Sen. Bernard Sanders in a recently-completed survey, with Mr. Sanders scoring significantly higher marks among younger voters than both Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump. Published May 12, 2016