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Obama: U.S. to Step Up Ebola Screening

October 7, 2014
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
President Obama said Monday he is monitoring the Ebola epidemic with continued urgency and announced the administration is preparing new transportation screening of passengers.
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In Book, Panetta Recounts Frustration With Obama

October 7, 2014
Peter Baker | The New York Times
After resigning as secretary of defense last year, Leon E. Panetta watched with growing dismay at what he perceived as a president losing his way. Instead of asserting American leadership on the world stage, Mr. Panetta concluded, President Obama was vacillating and overly cautious.
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A campaign about nothing is still about Obama

October 6, 2014
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
It has become commonplace to describe the midterm political contests as the Seinfeld election — a campaign about nothing. In fact, that’s not correct. This is an election that is still very much about how people view President Obama.
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White House Security Blunder

October 3, 2014
Secret Service 2011 Gaffe and White House Dynasties
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Obama says his economic vision will be a key issue in midterm election

October 3, 2014
Christi Parsons | Los Angeles Times
President Obama sought out a hometown crowd Thursday for his message that has gotten little traction elsewhere recently — on the nation’s slow but steady economic recovery.
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U.S. Aid Effort in Liberia Barely Off the Ground as Ebola Rages

October 3, 2014
Helene Cooper | The New York Times
In the furious battle against time and a rampaging Ebola epidemic, the gravel crusher joined a long list of enemies.

Secret Service Failures, Ebola in America and Midterm Preview

October 3, 2014
Has the Secret Service agency lost its credibility?
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Pierson failed to provide fresh start for Secret Service that administration wanted

October 2, 2014
Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
The resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson and the launch of a top-to-bottom review of the agency Wednesday are an acknowledgment by President Obama of what he has long denied: that the force charged with protecting him is in deep turmoil and struggling to fulfill its sacred mission.
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Obama, India premier reach agreements on climate change, other issues

October 1, 2014
Christi Parsons | Tribune Newspapers
They never actually broke bread together, but President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a small step toward warmer relations Tuesday when they agreed to work together on climate change, one of the most contentious issues facing the countries.
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