updated 8:25 AM EDT, Thu October 23, 2014

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst is making the internet squeal, again, with a new ad that features her dozens of hogs.
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Obama calls, thanks Ebola hospital workers in Dallas

President Barack Obama on Wednesday thanked health care workers at the hospital in Dallas where a patient died of Ebola and two nurses became infected with the virus earlier this month.

Gov. Jindal orders restrictions for West Africa travelers

After weeks of urging the Obama administration to implement a travel ban to and from Ebola stricken countries, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has taken matters into his own hands.

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