Poll: Democrats in danger due to public's shaken faith in Obama to handle Ebola crisis

Only 43 percent of likely voters who chose the Republican candidate in battleground Senate states and House districts said they have “a lot” or “some” confidence that the U.S. “is doing everything possible to contain the spread of Ebola,” the poll shows. That compares to 81 percent of Democratic supporters who have at least some confidence in the government’s response…

Overall, the POLITICO poll found 22 percent of likely voters had a lot of confidence the federal government is doing everything it can when it comes to Ebola. Thirty-nine percent said they had some confidence in the government, 21 percent had “not much confidence” and 12 percent had “no confidence at all.”