National Headlines 12-17-13

Obama ‘hijacks’ tech executive meeting to make ‘PR pitch’ on Obamacare (Daily Mail)

Senate advances budget deal (The Hill)

Feinstein welcomes Supreme Court ruling on NSA metadata snooping (The Hill)

Obama huddles with tech execs (NBC News)

GOP already eyes next fiscal fight: debt ceiling (USA Today)

Should employers be barred from using credit reports in hiring? (CBS News)

Coburn shows what $28 billion in government waste looks like (CNN)

Judge’s strike at U.S. surveillance won’t be last word (USA Today)

Cantor to Get $135 Million From American Airlines Over 9/11 (Bloomberg)

Canadian court greenlights Ecuadoran lawsuit against Chevron (AFP)

Explain Yourself, Ben Bernanke (Bloomberg)