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David Sherfinski

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

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Sun Center Studios, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in Aston, Penn. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump forming Catholic advisory to help woo bloc

Donald Trump on Thursday announced the formation of a Catholic advisory group as he looks to shore up support among a voting bloc where polling has shown him running behind 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney. Published September 22, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 in Dayton, Ohio. (Ty Greenlees/Dayton Daily News via AP, Pool)

Donald Trump cuts into Hillary Clinton's lead in Virginia: poll

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 7 points in a four-way match-up in the battleground state of Virginia, according to a Roanoke College poll released Thursday -- although that's down from a larger advantage she had held last month. Published September 22, 2016

U.S. billionaire Sheldon Adelson speaks during a press conference for the opening of Parisian Macao in Macau, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Adelson was set to throw open the doors Tuesday to the French-themed Parisian Macao, the mogul's fifth property in the former Portuguese colony. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) ** FILE **

Sheldon Adelson and his wife power August fundraising for pro-GOP Senate group

A super PAC supporting Senate Republican candidates more than doubled the August fundraising haul of the main pro-Democratic Senate super PAC and started September with about three times as much money on hand, indicating that even as Hillary Clinton continues to outraise Donald Trump, Republicans still have the potential to benefit from big-time donors in the closing stretch of the campaign. Published September 22, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the Pastors Leadership Conference at New Spirit Revival Center, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump calls for unity after Charlotte, Tulsa police shootings

Donald Trump on Wednesday addressed the recent shootings of black men at the hands of police in Oklahoma and North Carolina by questioning whether an officer in Tulsa got "scared" or "was choking," while also reaffirming his support for law enforcement. Published September 21, 2016

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue speaks at the State of American Business 2015 event in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

Conservative-leaning groups to engage get-out-the-vote efforts for Republicans

Though they aren't actively supporting Donald Trump, conservative-leaning groups like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Koch political network are readying get-out-the-vote efforts that will aid Republicans — and consequently could boost the GOP's presidential nominee anyway. Published September 20, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Germain Arena, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Ft. Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton trade barbs on terror after arrest

The arrest of an immigrant from Afghanistan in this weekend's bombings in New York and New Jersey cleaved new rifts in the presidential campaign Monday, with Republican nominee Donald Trump insisting he foresaw the attacks, which he said bolster his call to suspend immigration from world trouble spots. Published September 19, 2016