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David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at [email protected].

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump: Illegal immigrants are voting 'all over the country'

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said illegal immigrants and dead people are voting, said "non-citizen" voters could have pushed President Obama over the top in North Carolina in 2008, and name-checked Philadelphia, Chicago, and St. Louis as suspect areas.GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said illegal immigrants and dead people are voting, said "non-citizen" voters could have pushed President Obama over the top in North Carolina in 2008, and name-checked Philadelphia, Chicago and St. Louis as suspect areas. Published October 18, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks during an appearance with a group of College Republicans at the Masonic Center in Madison, Wis., Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

Donald Trump: Maybe Paul Ryan doesn't want me to win

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is speculating that House Speaker Paul D. Ryan might not want Mr. Trump to be elected president so Mr. Ryan can make a White House run in four years, or that perhaps the speaker simply doesn't "know how to win." Published October 18, 2016

Melania Trump, wife of Donald Trump, arrives  before the second presidential debate between Republi can presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Washington University in St. Louis, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Melania Trump on groping allegations: 'I believe my husband'

Melania Trump says she accepts her husband's apology in the wake of a recently-released 2005 tape that shows Donald Trump making lewd comments about women, and says she believes him when he denies recent allegations from women that he inappropriately touched them years ago. Published October 18, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Labor unions turning corner against Donald Trump

Some labor union members were initially intrigued by Donald Trump, but have gravitated back into the Democratic fold ahead of November's elections, with officials saying they are rallying to stop the billionaire businessman GOP nominee, even if they're not excited about Hillary Clinton. Published October 17, 2016

President Obama sought this month to reinvigorate his call for the U.S. to send humans to Mars by the 2030s. (Associated Press)

NASA's Mars mission on standby for word from next president

President Obama set a goal last week of landing a manned mission on Mars by the 2030s, but space exploration advocates say they have no clue whether the next president is prepared to follow through on that goal. Published October 16, 2016

Vice president Joe Biden takes a photo with a supporter at a Democratic coordinated field office during an unscheduled stop at W. Sahara Avenue Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Joe Biden: Bill Clinton's past 'shouldn't matter'

Vice President Joseph R. Biden says former President Bill Clinton's past "shouldn't matter" in the context of the 2016 campaign, saying Mr. Clinton "paid a price" in getting impeached by the U.S. House over the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Published October 14, 2016

"These claims are all fabricated. They're pure fiction and they're outright lies," Donald Trump told supporters at a campaign stop in Florida. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump denies touching allegations: 'These events never, ever happened'

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump forcefully denied new allegations that he inappropriately touched several women a number of years ago, saying the "Clinton machine" is responsible for "slander and libels" he said are intended to derail his presidential campaign. Published October 13, 2016

In this Sept. 24, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during a rally in Roanoke, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

More women accuse Donald Trump of unwanted touching

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday pushed back against new allegations from several women that he touched them inappropriately years ago, calling one story a "total fabrication" and saying another "did not happen." Published October 13, 2016

Independent conservative presidential candidate Evan McMullin said people will be able to vote for him in more than 40 states by Election Day, and says interest has surged "tenfold" in the last week. He has colored his candidacy with a distinct anti-Trump tinge. (Associated Press)

Evan McMullin remains optimistic in presidential bid despite long odds

Independent conservative presidential candidate Evan McMullin readily acknowledges he faces long odds in his long-shot White House bid that essentially counts on denying any one candidate 270 Electoral College votes and throwing things to the U.S. House at this point. Published October 12, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks during the 1st Congressional District Republican Party of Wisconsin's annual Fall Fest event held in Elkhorn, Wis., on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. (Anthony Wahl/The Janesville Gazette via AP) ** FILE **

Donald Trump: I don't want Paul Ryan's support

A month out from Election Day, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump says he doesn't want or care about getting support from House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, that he wouldn't want to be in a foxhole with Mr. Ryan, and that Mr. Ryan might end up in a different post if Mr. Trump is elected president. Published October 12, 2016