Three lawmakers show up for Ebola hearing

Three lawmakers show up for Ebola hearing
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Only three lawmakers put their recess on hold Thursday to attend an emergency hearing to talk about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which is already considered the worst in history.

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Chairman Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassDemocratic retirements could make a tough midterm year even worse First senator formally endorses Bass in LA mayoral bid Bass receives endorsement from EMILY's List MORE (Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the eight-member House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations, attended the session before a packed committee room.

Rep. Frank WolfFrank Rudolph WolfBottom line Africa's gathering storm DOJ opinion will help protect kids from dangers of online gambling MORE (R-Va.), who is not a member of the subcommittee, was also in attendance.

But there were more members of the media and staff aides present than lawmakers for the hearing, where Centers of Disease Control Director Thomas Frieden is testifying.