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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Senior Editor — The New Republic

Senior Editor at The New Republic and team captain of @QEDnewrepublic -- obsessions include health care, early childhood policy, and Billy Joel

Obamacare Lawsuits: SCOTUS Considers Cert in King v. Burwell — Control of the U.S. Senate for the next two years will depend on what voters decide when they cast their ballots next Tuesday. But the success of Obamacare may hinge more on what the justices of the Supreme Court decide when they meet in private on Friday morning.

Thomas Menino Dies: Remembering Boston's Mayor, Leader and Liberal — A great American city has lost a great American leader. Thomas Menino, Boston's longest serving mayor, died on Thursday morning-just months after his final term ended and just days after he announced he was suspending treatment for the cancer taking his life.

Ebola Outbreak: Survival in U.S. Could Hit 90 Percent, Africa Suffers — This week's news on Ebola should make you breathe a sigh of relief-and seethe with anger. The news is the recovery of Amber Vinson, the nurse who got Ebola while treating Thomas Duncan at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. She left Emory University Hospital on Tuesday, free of the virus and on her way back to a normal life.

Guide to Midterm Elections: Ideological Stalemate Means No Issues — Pundits are always complaining that the parties aren't talking about big ideas and, usually, I'm the first to point out the pundits are wrong. This time, they are right. Election Day is one week away and, thematically, both parties have very little to say. It's not hard to see why.

Christie, Cuomo Stick With Ebola Quarantine; Nurse Protests — The debate over how to treat returning health care workers and other people exposed to Ebola in West Africa stopped got a lot more realand a lot more intense-over the weekend. Here's a rough summary of what happened, in case you were watching football rather than Ebola News: 1.

Doctor Stella Adadevoh Isolated Ebola Case, Stopped Nigeria Outbreak — The best news about Ebola probably isn't the recovery of two American nurses who cared for Thomas Duncan or the apparent lack of new cases among other health care workers who administered to him. It's the announcement that Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, has been free of new cases for six weeks.

Cuomo, Christie Announce Quarantine for Ebola Health Workers in NY, NJ — Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo are playing doctor. The governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday announced a mandatory quarantine for health care workers who have recently treated Ebola patients in West Africa. Upon returning to the U.S. through JFK or Newark Airports, those workers must now spend 21 days in isolation.

NYC Physician Craig Spencer Has Ebola, Fourth Diagnosis in U.S. — Ebola is back. And it's in New York City. Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old physician who returned from Guinea on October 19, has tested positive for the disease. He's now in a special isolation ward at Bellevue Hospital, under the care of hospital staff and advisors from local, state, and federal health agencies.

Ebola in New York City: Craig Spencer, Doctor, Bowled and Took Subway — A fourth person has been diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. This time it's in New York City and the patient is a 33-year-old physician who recently returned from West Africa, where he was taking care of Ebola patients for Doctors Without Borders.

Ferguson: County Autopsy and Post Article Back Up Wilson Claims — The story of Michael Brown's killing may seem like a distant memory. After dominating the news for several weeks in August, and focusing national attention on race, it gave way to the Ray Rice controversy and then Ebola-and largely fell from public view.
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Oct 31, 2014

Halloween in Ann Arbor: Fire Dept cruising streets, stopping to pass out candy to the kids

Oct 31, 2014

RT @ProfAmyCohn: Thanks to @CitizenCohn, Gene, Liz, and all the students @UofMCHEPS for a great birthday/Halloween celebration!

Oct 31, 2014

Trick or treating with the kids and I'm pretty sure I just felt snow. Happy Halloween? Or Merry Christmas?

Oct 31, 2014

RT @Nate_Cohn: My Upshot newsletter piece weighs in on when it makes sense to question polls, and when you're just unskewing…

Oct 31, 2014

The gov race in Colorado could come down to the death penalty -- @DannyVinik reports…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @DavidFisman: @CitizenCohn @MarionKoopmans people dying of fluid/electrolyte abn's managed w basic lab resources and IV fluids.

Oct 31, 2014

RT @DavidFisman: @CitizenCohn: @MarionKoopmans just reiterated your assertion that case fatality in w African Ebola need not be so high. #IMED2014

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