National Headlines 12-23-13

Democratic senator says Obamacare could have ‘meltdown,’ hurt party (Reuters)

Obamacare outreach hits the clubs (Politico)

Obama signs up for health care, selects ‘bronze’ plan in D.C. exchange (Washington Post)

Marines deploy to Africa amid surge in South Sudan violence (The Hill)

O-Care cutoff pushed to Christmas Eve (The Hill)

Obama gives federal workers pay raise (The Hill)

Federal plan to restore highly endangered black-footed ferret across the Great Plains (Associated Press)

Next NYC mayor hires Goldman exec to get tough on business breaks (Reuters)

CNN Poll: Support For Obamacare Plunges To Record Lows (CNN)

US prosecutors urge judge to stick to February deadline on Tsarnaev trial location (Boston Globe)