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Marina Koren is a staff correspondent at National Journal. Before joining, she wrote for Smithsonian magazine. Her writing has previously appeared in Psychology Today, Popular Mechanics and The News Journal, Delaware's main daily newspaper. Marina studied at the University of Delaware, where she also served as editor-in-chief of the independent student newspaper, The Review.

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Who Will Pay Ebola Patients' Medical Bills in the U.S.?

Some hospitals and lawmakers are looking to the federal government to cover treatment, which can total more than $1 million for a single patient.

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The president has been using the same joke-plea for compromise for years.

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The governor is caught between Iowa politicians and New Jersey hogs. But there's more at stake here than a presidential hopeful trying to please outside lawmakers.

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