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(CNN) – Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott faces off with Democratic candidate Charlie Crist.
Ebola, jobs, and wages
Is Gov. Scott confident Florida hospitals could treat Ebola patients? Why should voters trust Crist when he's changed his party and his views? And what about jobs, and minimum wages?
(CNN) – In just two weeks time voters will decide the fate of the Senate, the candidates are gripping and grinning, raising cash so they can inundate living rooms with TV ads.
SOme Democrats locked in tight races are running from President Obama as if he were a regrettable ex at a class reunion; it's not a relationship candidates want to herald or talk about.
But Obama keeps butting into the conversation, bringing up all the history, all the good times shared.
"The bottom line is, these are all folks who vote with me, they have supported my agenda in Congress," Obama said in an interview with MSNBC's Rev. Al Sharpton.
Center for American Progress president Neera Tanden and The Weekly Standard's William Kristol discuss.
(CNN) - A former aide to congressional candidate Carl DeMaio will not be charged with breaking into DeMaio's campaign office, according to the San Diego district attorney.
Former campaign aide Todd Bosnich accused DeMaio of sexual harassment, including masturbating in front of him. DeMaio denied the allegation and said it was a cover story Bosnich made up after breaking into and vandalizing his campaign office. Bosnich denied breaking into DeMaio's office. The DA's office also announced it will not file sexual misconduct charges against DeMaio.
(CNN) – Three high school girls from Denver are the latest American teenagers drawn in by the radical world of Islamic extremism.
The girls are just 15 and 16 years old, two of them sisters of Somali descent allegedly with loose plans to join the fight in Syria.
The girls boarded a flight in Denver over the weekend and made it to Frankfurt, Germany, where police arrested them before they could continue on to Turkey and then Syria, law enforcement sources tell CNN.
CNN's Pamela Brown reports.
(CNN) - Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a bible at his hotel, has been released and is on his way home, a senior State Department official told CNN on Tuesday.
An American government plane picked up Fowle on Tuesday before flying to Guam, the official said.
Fowle was arrested at the airport earlier this year while trying to leave North Korea.
CNN learned of Fowle's release earlier Tuesday but agreed not to report the news until he landed in Guam.