updated 6:47 AM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014

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The man who could run the Senate
Mitch McConnell could soon get a taste of just how daunting it is to run the Senate after years of slamming Democrats for mismanaging the chamber.
EBOLA POLITICS
With Ebola battle brewing, Obama heads to Maine

When President Barack Obama visits Maine on Thursday, he won't come within 300 miles of the nurse protesting her state-mandated Ebola quarantine.

State Department denies it has a secret plan to import foreign Ebola patients

The State Department discussed plans to transport non-U.S.citizens infected with Ebola to the United States for medical treatment, but decided to shelve the proposal and insists it was never considered at senior levels.