President Barack Obama was back in his hometown of Chicago on Monday to participate in the first day of early voting in the state of Illinois. Obama indicated at an event Sunday night that he intended to vote to re-elect Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.
While the administration initially resisted calls to appoint an Ebola "czar," President Barack Obama now reportedly plans to tap former White House official Ron Klain for the role. Klain previously served as chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and then-Vice President Al Gore and is said to be highly regarded at the White House.
President Barack Obama has postponed a planned campaign trip to New Jersey and Connecticut to hold a meeting about the Ebola outbreak, the White House said on Wednesday. The meeting at the White House comes on the heels of news of the third confirmed case of Ebola in the United States.
Ann Romney sought to put an end to speculation that her husband Mitt will launch a third presidential bid in 2016 in an interview with the Los Angeles Times.
Despite calls from some leading Republican lawmakers, the White House has no plans to appoint an Ebola "czar" to lead efforts to prevent the deadly virus from spreading inside the U.S.