updated 3:57 PM EDT, Tue October 21, 2014

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Michelle Obama addresses Braley-Bailey incident
Democrat Bruce Braley is running a tough campaign against Republican Joni Ernst in Iowa for an open U.S. Senate seat.
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Senate slates Ebola hearing as calls for ban grow

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski plans to hold a hearing on the government's handling of the Ebola outbreak on Nov. 6 -- two days after the midterm elections.

Would a surgeon general help in Ebola response?

As newly picked Ebola czar Ron Klain gets started, some are wondering if America could also use a new surgeon general.