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

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Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean (Associated Press) **FILE**

Trump campaign: Howard Dean is 'out of his mind'

Donald Trump's deputy campaign manager on Wednesday said former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, who has said Mr. Trump's behavior during Monday's presidential debate was reminiscent of a cocaine user, is "out of his mind." Published September 28, 2016

The dome of the Capitol is reflected in a skylight of the Capitol Visitor's Center in Washington on  Jan. 1, 2013. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Support for divided government at 15-year low: poll

Support for divided government, where one party controls the White House and another controls Congress, is at its lowest level in 15 years, according to Gallup polling released Wednesday. Published September 28, 2016

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton greets supporters as her husband, former President Bill Clinton, applauds. She ignored Mr. Trump's chiding remarks during the debate and instead tried to bait him. (Associated Press)

Clinton campaign gives platform to Donald Trump's 'victims'

The Clinton campaign on Tuesday fed reporters' frenzy with two people who said they were victims of Donald Trump's ruthless and nasty business tactics, continuing to bait the Republican presidential nominee a day after an unsteady debate performance left him offering excuses. Published September 27, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump answers a question during the presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Tim Kaine: Trump showed he is 'easily rattled'

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine on Tuesday said Donald Trump showed at Monday's debate he is "easily rattled" -- particularly when Mr. Trump was confronted with a recent comment that he doesn't think Hillary Clinton has a "presidential look." Published September 27, 2016

Rep. John Fleming, Louisiana Republican and a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, said supporting Donald Trump is "a matter of opinion [because] nobody really knows until he gets into office. I trust him. But you'll have to ask each and every conservative what they think." (Associated Press Photographs)

House Freedom Caucus remains on board for Donald Trump

Donald Trump has laid out an increasingly expansive vision of government -- yet the rowdy group of hard-core limited government conservatives in Congress remains on board, enticed by his plans for massive tax cuts -- and frightened by the Democratic alternative. Published September 26, 2016

In this Feb. 25, 2016, file photo, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas listen as Donald Trump speaks during a Republican presidential primary debate at The University of Houston in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Cruz supporters divided over turn to Trump as re-election race looms

Sen. Ted Cruz's decision to support Donald Trump after months of holding out is dividing even members of his former campaign team, with some observers pointing to his 2018 re-election race and a possible 2020 presidential bid as underlying factors. Published September 25, 2016

Following his nonendorsement of Donald Trump at the RNC, supporters of the Republican candidate say Mr. Cruz has sealed his own doom in the party. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Ted Cruz: I will vote for Donald Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz announced Friday he will vote for Donald Trump for president, ending months of speculation as to whether the Texas Republican, who was Mr. Trump's top rival in the 2016 GOP primary, would formally back Mr. Trump's candidacy. Published September 23, 2016