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Ranting And Throwing Papers: An Angry Candidate Runs For Congress  |   

State Rep. Mike Bost's rants on the Illinois House floor are the stuff viral dreams are made of. Bost says he has good reason to be upset, and wants voters to share his anger.

Ballot Questions Draw Voters In 43 States  |   

Ballot measures cover a lot of ground this year — from minimum wage to school calendars to one involving doughnuts and bear hunting. NPR's Charlie Mahtesian takes NPR's Scott Simon through the list.

For The Midterm Elections, A Book On 'What It Takes' To Win  |   

The midterm elections are less than two weeks away. Writer Michael Schaub recommends a book that explores what it's like to run for office and live through all the dramatic ups and downs.

New York Ebola Case Raises Questions About U.S. Readiness  |   

The first case of Ebola in New York City is raising new questions about U.S. readiness and response to the disease.

For Republicans, Midterms About Getting Country 'Out Of The Mud'  |   

Robert Siegel talks with Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus ahead of the midterm elections.

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