National Headlines 10-15-14

Poll: Obama hits lowest approval (Politico)

Feds on defense over Ebola (The Hill)

Poll Shows Gardner Leading Colorado Senate Race (RTT News)

House Dems Campaign Head Preparing for Worst (NBC News)

Texas voter ID case to test Supreme Court’s priorities (MSNBC)

Houston subpoenas pastors’ sermons in gay rights ordinance case (Religion News Service)

Pennsylvania Rep. Marty Flynn exchanges gunfire with would-be robbers: report (New York Daily News)

Do Obama’s abysmal approval ratings signal a looming Republican takeover? (Christian Science Monitor)

Budget Deficit Returns to Prerecession Levels (Wall Street Journal)

Former ACLU lawyer to lead U.S. Justice Department civil rights unit (Reuters)

Grimes vs. McConnell: why Democrats turned off spigot in Kentucky Senate race (Christian Science Monitor)