National Headlines 6-5-14

Dems: Bergdahl backlash shouldn’t stop prisoner talks (The Hill)

In book, Clinton raised concern about any Taliban talks for Bergdahl (CNN)

Acting VA secretary: 18 vets on Phoenix wait list died (USA Today)

Chinese military spending exceeds $145 bln, drones advanced : U.S (Reuters)

Senate confirms Burwell as Obama’s new health secretary (FOX News)

In Pre-K Expansion, Fewer Than Half of New York City Students Get Top-Choice School (New York Times)

McDaniel supporters in courthouse lock-in avoid charges (MSNBC)

UAW to unveil new plan to organize Mercedes-Benz Alabama plant (Reuters)

Oklahoma Dumps Common Core Standards (Wall Street Journal)

Eyman has plan for Washington voters to overturn Seattle’s $15 minimum wage (Q13Fox)