National Headlines 1-28-14

Good Speech, Modest Agenda, Diminished Leader (National Journal)

Lee tackles ‘inequality crisis’ in Tea Party response (The Hill)

McMorris Rodgers shines in GOP response (The Hill)

Red state Dems seek distance from Obama after SOTU (The Hill)

State of the Union: Obama asks Congress to reverse economic inequality (Los Angeles Times)

Wendy Davis strikes back at ‘lying’ critics (Politico)

McCain: Arizona GOP censure may spur sixth run (Associated Press)

House passes bill to bar federal funds for abortion (NBC News)

Senate aide who killed self after child porn charges left apparent suicide note claiming sexual abuse (New York Daily News)

More implicated in nuke cheat probe (Associated Press)

California drought: 17 communities could run out of water within 60 to 120 days, state says (San Jose Mercury News)