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Oct 20, 2014
Oct 20, 2014

U.S. Ebola response chief seeks to reverse mistakes, step up response

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – U.S. Ebola response
coordinator Ron Klain faces a long to-do list when he begins his
new role: soothe Americans’ jitters about the virus, fix federal
coordination with states, and restore a sense of control over
the crisis that the White House had lost.

Klain, a former senior aide in two Democratic
administrations who is known for his keen political
antenna, must also smooth over tensions with lawmakers who are
angry about the government’s missteps and mixed messages.

Oct 20, 2014
Oct 20, 2014
Oct 20, 2014
Oct 20, 2014

U.S. Ebola czar seeks to reverse government mistakes, step up response

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Ebola czar Ron Klain faces a hefty to-do list when he begins his new role:¬†soothe Americans’ jitters about the virus, fix federal coordination with states, and restore a sense of control over the crisis that the White House had lost.

Klain, a former senior aide in two Democratic administrations who is known for his keen political antenna,¬†also must smooth over tensions with lawmakers who are angry about the government’s missteps and mixed messages.

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      "Jeff Mason covers the White House for Reuters. He was the lead correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and has been posted in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain, traveling with all three candidates. Jeff has also been posted in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry and Brussels, Belgium, where he covered climate change and the European Union. He has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, BBC, and NPR. Jeff is a graduate of Northwestern University and a former Fulbright scholar."
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