President Barack Obama will remain focused on the ongoing fight against Ebola in remarks at the White House on Wednesday. Obama is scheduled to deliver remarks from the East Room at about 3:40 pm ET, joined by healthcare workers that have helped to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Following news that a patient at a New York City hospital has tested positive for Ebola, President Barack Obama called both Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday.
Following news of a shooting at the Canadian Parliament complex in Ottawa, President Barack Obama called Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Wednesday to express the American people's solidarity with their neighbors to the north.
Ebola "czar" Ron Kain is scheduled to meet with President Barack Obama on Wednesday as he begins his efforts to coordinate the government's response to the deadly disease. Klain, who previously served as chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and then-Vice President Al Gore, was named as Ebola Response Coordinator last Friday.
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.