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Obama, Advisers Watchful as New Ebola Case Confirmed

October 24, 2014
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
President Obama on Thursday was updated with information about a doctor who treated Ebola patients in Guinea, flew to New York more than a week ago and tested positive for the virus after being isolated in a Manhattan hospital with a fever and gastrointestinal illness.
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Key Barack Obama aides eye White House exits Read more:

October 23, 2014
Carrie Budoff Brown, Edward-Isaac Dovere | Politico
White House chief of staff Denis McDonough has asked senior aides to tell him if they’re going to stick around for President Barack Obama’s final two years in office, with a West Wing restructuring after the midterms possible.
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Nation’s Confidence Ebbs at a Steady Drip

October 22, 2014
Peter Baker | The New York Times
In taking office during two overseas wars and the Great Recession, President Obama set out to restore society’s frayed faith in its public institutions, saying that the question was not whether government was too big or small, “but whether it works.” Six years later, Americans seem more dubious than ever that it really does.
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Obama Broadens Support for Same-Sex Marriage

October 21, 2014
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Obama says he now believes that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage in all 50 states but expressed support for the more incremental approach taken by the Supreme Court.
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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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