National Headlines 1-9-14

Christie: ‘I am embarrassed and humiliated’ over bridge scandal (The Hill)

Christie Faces Scandal on Traffic Jam Aides Ordered (New York Times)

Christie fires aide in NJ bridge scandal; prosecutor launches probe (Reuters)

Obama ‘promise zones’ deliver rare moment of détente with top GOP rivals (Christian Science Monitor)

Unemployment benefits extension stalls in Senate (Reuters)

Half of Congress Members Are Millionaires, Report Says (New York Times)

Snowden leaks severely hurt U.S. security, two House members say (Los Angeles Times)

Nuclear launch officers tied to narcotics probe (Associated Press)

U.S. lawmakers propose fast-track bill for trade agreements (Reuters)

Senators Call for Action on Oil Train Derailments (Associated Press)