National Headlines 1-14-14

Christie: ‘The last week has certainly tested this administration’ (NBC News)

U.S. courts oppose reform proposals for secret surveillance court (Reuters)

President cracks jokes as Miami Heat is honored at White House (Miami Herald)

Senate blocks jobless aid (Politico)

The Benghazi Transcripts: Did White House exaggerate Obama’s preparation for 9/11 anniversary? (Fox News)

Obama to Congress: We’re not waiting for legislation (McClatchy)

Spending bill aims billions toward Washington state (McClatchy)

Judge gives Chicago 6-month delay on gun store rules (UPI)

Hillary Clinton fans plan ‘Des Moines kick-off’ (Des Moines Register)

U.S. senators ask Target CEO for information on data breach (Reuters)

Carbon dioxide pollution in U.S. rose two percent in 2013, report says (Los Angeles Times)