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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took the rare step of circulating an internal poll to reporters on Wednesday, which shows him leading by 8 points in the Kentucky Senate race.

The move came within hours of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announcing that they're going back in Kentucky with a $650,000 investment on TV. Two recent polls have found McConnell with a narrow edge over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, but within the margin of error.

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A new TV ad by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) features testimonials from four young women who say he represents them.

"Alison Lundergan Grimes wants me to think that I’m not good enough," says one woman identified as Caroline Anderegg.

"She thinks I'll vote for the candidate who looks like me," says Ashley Burkhead.

"Rather than the one who represents me," adds Anderegg.

"As a strong Kentucky woman, I’m voting for Mitch McConnell," says Allison Pawley.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's cautiously more optimistic about the Ebola situation in the U.S.

Obama notes that relatives of the only person to die of Ebola in the U.S. have been freed from quarantine.

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Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has already made it clear that he thinks former NSA contractor Edward Snowden committed treason, but now the congressman says that Snowden should be charged with murder.

"The government has pressed charges on Mr. Snowden," Rogers said during a meeting with the House of Commons in London, according to the Huffington Post UK. "We are treating him, as I would argue, the traitor that he is."

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation's likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. And by a growing margin, they say that's the outcome they'd like to see.

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