Obama to deploy troops against ebola . . . Newsmax
President Obama plans to announce a major offensive this week against the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, including U.S. military involvement.
Obama ISIS coalition lacks teeth . . . CNS News
Arab and European countries have yet to state publicly what military contributions they may make to the coalition against ISIS; Australia first to offer troops.
WH claims Arabs will join strikes . . . New York Times
The Obama administration said Sunday that “several” Arab nations had offered to join in airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, but any sustained military campaign does not appear imminent.
White House pressures for Syria vote . . . Fox News
The White House Sunday put pressure on Congress to vote this week in favor of training and arming Syrian rebels as part of Obama’s plan to destroy ISIS, making clear that sending U.S. combat troops is not an option.
Hayden: 5,000 troops by end of year . . . Newsmax
Despite pledges from the White House that no American ground troops will be sent to fight ISIS, Gen. Michael Hayden, former head of the CIA and NSA, thinks that up to 5,000 Americans will be on the ground by the end of the year.
Graham: Administration “delusional” . . . Politico
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said the administration’s approach to destroying the ISIL, with a focus on airstrikes and opposition to American ground troops in the Middle East, is “delusional.”
Half think race relations worse under Obama . . . Politico
A survey of voters in the most competitive states found that 46 percent say race relations have worsened since Obama took office, while 48 percent say they have remained the same and only 6 percent say the dynamic has improved.
Poll: GOP has edge on immigration . . . Politico
Nearly two-thirds of likely voters in battleground races this fall disapprove of Obama’s handling of immigration.
Obama reshapes appellate bench . . . New York Times
Democrats have reversed the partisan imbalance on the federal appeals courts that long favored conservatives, a little-noticed shift with far-reaching consequences for the law and President Obama’s legacy.
Hurdles for Obamacare in second signup . . . Fox News
Potential complications await consumers as Obama’s health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just two months away.
Clinton takes a big step toward 2016 . . . Reuters
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stoked speculation on Sunday that she was moving closer to announcing a bid for the White House in 2016 as she visited the early-voting state of Iowa