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

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Teenager dies after shooting in Loudoun

A 17-year-old student at Park View High School in Sterling, Virginia, has died after being shot Friday morning, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Published September 4, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) ** FILE **

Donald Trump on Kim Davis case: 'The Supreme Court has ruled'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he can see both sides in the case of Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who has been ordered to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but that "the Supreme Court has ruled" on the issue and "it is the law of the land." Published September 4, 2015

Ben Carson has gained ground to become the No. 2 Republican candidate behind Donald Trump. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump, Ben Carson outpacing field in GOP race: poll

Real estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has retained a double-digit lead in the race for the 2016 GOP nomination with a surging Ben Carson now in second place, according to a poll released Thursday. Published September 3, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is interviewed in Little Rock, Ark., on Aug. 27, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Ben Carson runs best against Hillary Clinton out of GOP hopefuls: poll

Retired neurosurgeon and GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson is tied in a head-to-head matchup with Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton and fares better against the former secretary of state than do other Republican presidential candidates, according to a survey released Thursday. Published September 3, 2015

Republican presidential candidate, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina listens during at a campaign event at New Boston Central School, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in New Boston, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) ** FILE **

Carly Fiorina will sign RNC loyalty pledge, says Donald Trump should do so

Businesswoman Carly Fiorina said Thursday she will sign a pledge promising to support the eventual Republican presidential nominee and not launch an independent bid if she fails to secure the 2016 GOP nomination, saying that while the pledge is essentially unenforceable, it sends a signal that people can count on candidates to keep their word. Published September 3, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks at the RedState Gathering in Atlanta on Aug. 7, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Carly Fiorina dismisses 'sexist' veep talk

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said Wednesday she hasn't made gender an issue in the 2016 presidential race and that she's not in it to be a running mate on someone else's ticket, dismissing such talk as "sexist." Published September 2, 2015

Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch (Associated Press) **FILE**

Watchdog group wants FEC probe of illegal immigrant fellow hired by DNC

A conservative watchdog group said Wednesday it has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission charging that the Democratic National Committee violated federal law when it hired an illegal immigrant as a "fellow" ahead of the 2016 presidential election. Published September 2, 2015