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Democrats push in big get-out-the-vote effort

Democrats push in big get-out-the-vote effort

Democrats claimed a big success after former President Bill Clinton campaigned across several college campuses in Arkansas recently, saying they signed up enough partisans to fill more than 4,000 volunteer…

Lots of interest in elections in Florida

Lots of interest in elections in Florida

Midterm elections are almost three weeks away, yet more than 904,000 Americans already have cast their ballots, with almost 60 percent of those early votes in Florida, according to data…

Only small level of support for help on Ebola crisis

Only small level of support for help on Ebola crisis

Individual Americans, rich or not, donated generously in response to many recent international disasters, including the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and last year’s Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The response…

America ramping up response to Ebola crisis

America ramping up response to Ebola crisis

The federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly…

A young nurse is the latest victim of Ebola in America

A young nurse is the latest victim of Ebola in America

A dated yearbook picture of a smiling young woman has become the latest face of Ebola in the U.S. The high school picture of Amber Vinson spread across the country…

Another Dallas health care worker infected with Ebola

Another Dallas health care worker infected with Ebola

A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department…

Dallas nurse cite sloppiness in Ebola care

Dallas nurse cite sloppiness in Ebola care

A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear and…

Democrats pull TV ads out of Kentucky Senate race

Democrats pull TV ads out of Kentucky Senate race

In the final weeks of a cross-country battle for Senate control, officials in both political parties are making multimillion-dollar advertising decisions that offer clues about where the real battlefields lie.…

Obama finds a Democrat willing to campaign with him

Obama finds a Democrat willing to campaign with him

Dannel Malloy is one rare Democrat. The Connecticut governor, like many other Democrats in this midterm election, is locked in a dead-heat re-election race. But Malloy is daring to do…

A lot at stake in nuclear talks in Iran

A lot at stake in nuclear talks in Iran

An Iranian nuclear agreement is the Obama administration’s grandest foreign policy objective, a legacy-defining endeavor that holds the prospect of ending the gravest potential threat to Israel and the Middle…