Republicans ramp up pressure for travel ban on citizens of nations affected by Ebola

In this Sept. 11, 2014, photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawmakers raced Monday, Sept. 15, to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail, with House Republicans preparing legislation backing a central plank of President Barack Obama's strategy against the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The latest Ebola news has increased calls, still almost entirely from Republicans, for a travel ban or temporary travel restrictions on non-U.S. citizens seeking to come to the U.S. from West Africa.

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