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If there was one message officials tried to convey in New York on Thursday after the discovery that a doctor contracted Ebola, it was this: We are on top of this.

Shaheen Advice to Obama: No Need to Come to New Hampshire

Senator Jeanne Shaheen was questioned about the president's campaign role, or lack of one, during a debate Thursday night with Scott Brown.

A White House Report, Courtesy of ‘Bills and Brews’

A rather irreverent White House pool report just arrived in our inbox.

Coal Country Candidates Agree: The E.P.A. Is the Enemy

If there is one thing that unites coal-country candidates from both parties, it is that the Obama administration and the E.P.A. are job-killers.

Democrats Refund $343,000 to Donors This Year

Through the end of September, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has refunded more than $343,000 to donors this year.

Lawsuits Over I.R.S. Targeting Are Dismissed

A federal judge dismissed two lawsuits against the I.R.S. related to its treatment of conservative groups, ruling that no remedy was necessary because the groups’ tax-exempt applications were ultimately approved.

Secret Service Salutes Its Heroic Canines

The Secret Service has shared pictures of the two dogs involved in last night's White House fence-jumping incident. Both dogs sustained minor injuries and were given the day off.

Democratic ‘Super PAC’ Takes a Pass on South Dakota

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is investing $1 million in the South Dakota Senate race, but a "super PAC" tied to Harry Reid has not.

On the South Lawn, a Concert for the Troops

Set your DVR: The White House is throwing an outdoor concert next month to honor the troops, with performers to include Mary J. Blige, Willie Nelson, John Fogerty, Common and Romeo Santos.

A Rally for Cuomo, but He’s Not the Main Event

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York foresees “something really, really, really big” for Hillary Rodham Clinton’s future.

First Draft Video: Braley on Fixing Washington

Representative Bruce Braley calls for more potluck dinners to help cure Washington of gridlock, in the latest in the “Fixing Washington” video series.

Watch Now: Arkansas Senate Debate

Senator Mark Pryor debates Representative Tom Cotton in Arkansas.

A Sudden Cash Advantage for Tillis and Gardner

Thom Tillis in North Carolina and Cory Gardner in Colorado experienced their best fund-raising quarters in the 2014 elections.

Libertarian in Iowa Senate Race Is Killed in Plane Crash

Doug Butzier, a physician who had not drawn significant support, was killed Monday when the plane he was piloting crashed.

First Draft Focus: Obama Meets the Chiefs

President Obama meets with foreign defense chiefs to discuss the campaign against the Islamic State.

Grimes Loses Help of Democratic Campaign Committee

If Alison Lundergan Grimes ousts Senator Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, it will be without the continued help of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

Going ‘Overboard’ in a Maryland Statehouse Race

A Republican flier in a Maryland Statehouse race is criticized as "big city politics."

Perry Says U.S. Has ‘Every Reason to Act’ Against ISIS

In London, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas defended Western military action against the Islamic State and sought to distance himself from the isolationist streak of his potential rivals for the Republican presidential nomination.

The Upshot: G.O.P. Chances of Senate Control Now at 72%

The Upshot's forecasting model now gives Republicans a 72 percent chance of gaining the seats needed to win control of the chamber, up from 68 percent on Monday.

Clinton’s Diagnosis of What’s Wrong With Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton continued to laugh off questions about her presidential aspirations on Tuesday, but she did shed some light on what she thinks is wrong in Washington.

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