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  • Americans back travel ban from Ebola outbreak countries: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly three-fourths of Americans support a ban on civilian air travel in and out of the West African countries that have experienced an Ebola outbreak, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows, suggesting growing pressure on President Barack...
  • Campaign consultant pleads guilty to embezzling $1.8 million in Texas race

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - A political consultant hired for the failed 2012 campaign of Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst for a U.S. Senate seat pleaded guilty on Tuesday to siphoning off about $1.8 million in campaign funds for his personal use,...
  • Is Panetta's hit on Obama a boon for Hillary?

    Is Panetta's hit on Obama a boon for Hillary?
    Did Leon Panetta really conspire with Bill and Hillary Clinton to undermine Barack Obama by writing a memoir that slams the president's leadership skills and foreign policy acumen? That's what political strategist Dick Morris claims. "I think Hillary...
  • Mikulski sets Senate Ebola hearing two days after elections

    WASHINGTON As the threat of the Ebola virus appears to be easing, Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md., announced she would hold a hearing on the issue two days after voters are scheduled to go to the polls. The hearing...
  • U.S. Congress examining deal between NSA official, ex-agency chief

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate committee and an outspoken U.S. Congressman are seeking further information about a deal under which a top National Security Agency official is being permitted to work part-time for a private company run by the spy agency's...
  • Rick Scott wants to remind voters that Charlie Crist hearts Barack Obama

    Rick Scott wants to remind voters that Charlie Crist hearts Barack Obama
    Republican Gov. Rick Scott's campaign is stepping up one of its lines of attack against Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist: attempting to link him in voters' minds with President Barack Obama. Though Obama remains popular with some Democratic...
  • Chairing Space Subcommittee attracts campaign cash for Miss. congressman

    WASHINGTON As chairman of a House Science and Technology Committee panel over the last four years, Republican Rep. Steven Palazzo of Mississippi has been a vocal advocate of U.S. space exploration, calling for the resumption of manned flights. That stand...
  • New Gilmore PAC dropping ads in Virginia, Iowa and New Hampshire

    Former Gov. Jim Gilmore is dipping his toes into the water of three U.S. Senate races with a new PAC and an ad campaign that features him front-and-center. The ads are running through a super PAC called Growth PAC, which formed in September according to...
  • Thumbnail Look At East Carolina

    Location: Greenville, N.C. Enrollment: 21,298 Founded: 1907 Nickname: Pirates Colors: Purple and gold Famous ECU athletes: Jets running back Chris Johnson; NFL quarterback David Garrard; former NFL quarterback Jeff Blake; former NFL running backs...
  • In Washington, even Ebola and politics mix

    To the editor: Let me see if I have the latest action in Washington on Ebola straight. ("White House names Ebola czar as it steps up response," Oct. 17) Earlier this month a man infected with the Ebola virus came to Dallas; he eventually died in a...
  • U.S. Republicans look to gain election ground on Ebola

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Ebola has moved to the front of campaign issues before U.S. November elections, as fear and criticism of the government's response to cases of the virus in the United States opened a new line of Republican attacks against President...