Obama Cancels Campaign Trips Amid Ebola Crisis

October 16, 2014 1:47 AM

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's best-laid plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks of the midterms are running smack into a widening Ebola crisis, as Americans anxiously turn to the government and their president for answers.

Hours after unveiling an ambitious itinerary to boost Democratic candidates for governor, Obama abruptly called off the first stop on his tour Wednesday, postponing a fundraiser in New Jersey and a rally in Connecticut for Gov. Dannel Malloy — Obama's first major campaign appearance of the season. I...

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