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A political crisis called Ebola

October 20, 2014
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
Until last week, Ebola was merely a humanitarian disaster and a threat to global health. Now it's a U.S. political crisis too.

Obama Names Ebola Czar, Economic Recovery Anxiety, Midterm Debates and ISIS Movement

October 17, 2014
Will the new Ebola Czar help contain panic and fears about the virus?
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Obama names former Biden aide as Ebola 'czar'

October 17, 2014
Christi Parsons | Los Angeles Times
President Obama will name former vice presidential chief of staff Ron Klain as Ebola "czar" to coordinate the administration’s response to the disease, a White House official said Friday.
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Obama Alters Plans, Announces Increased Ebola Response

October 16, 2014
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
President Obama -- alarmed that a second nurse in Dallas contracted Ebola and flew on Frontier Airlines Monday -- altered his schedule Wednesday so he could reassure the public and announce “more aggressive” follow-up by the government’s disease detectives.
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Pres. Obama: Reassure, follow protocol & mobilize world

October 16, 2014
John Harwood | CNBC
CNBC's John Harwood provides key points from President Obama's address on Ebola.
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Poll shows Obama approval low, GOP enthusiasm higher than Democrats’

October 15, 2014
Dan Balz, Scott Clement | The Washington Post
Heading into the final weeks of the midterm campaign, the political landscape continues to tilt in favor of the Republican Party, with President Obama’s overall approval rating at the lowest level of his presidency and GOP voters signaling greater likelihood than Democrats that they will cast ballots, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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Obama, Officials Confer on Tighter Infection Controls

October 14, 2014
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
As an American nurse received treatment after contracting Ebola in Texas, President Obama conferred Monday with federal experts about how a virus that killed a Liberian man hospitalized in Dallas last week infected one of his caregivers, despite elaborate precautions.
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Supreme Court rules on voting rights, Obama & Romney raise 2014 campaign cash

October 10, 2014
Voter ID laws blocked, President Obama's role in Election 2014, and AP history in Colorado.
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