U.S. Republicans look to gain election ground on Ebola

Emergency personnel put on protective clothing as they prepare to enter a residential apartment after a second health care worker tested positive for the Ebola virus in DallasBy Nick Carey CHICAGO (Reuters) – Ebola has moved to the front of campaign issues before U.S. November elections, as fear and criticism of the government’s response to cases of the virus in the United States opened a new line of Republican attacks against President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats. Republican Senate candidates have bashed Obama’s handling of Ebola, linking it to border security and calling for a travel ban from West African countries hardest hit by the virus. …

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