National Headlines 6-18-14

Obama Job Approval Rating: Majority Disapprove of President’s Performance, From Economy to Foreign Policy (Latin Post)

Return of the GOP hawks (Politico)

Obama to leaders: Iraq plan won’t require congressional vote (The Hill)

Obama’s Order Against Antigay Discrimination Revives a Familiar Religious Freedom Fight (Bloomberg)

Jindal withdraws La. from Common Core standards program (Washington Post)

Medical marijuana advocates rally, criticize Cuomo (Associated Press)

Senators call for 12-cent gas-tax increase to replenish highway fund (Los Angeles Times)

Prosecutor asks court: Reinstate DeLay convictions (Associated Press)

Government Pays 76 Percent of Premium Under Health Law (Associated Press)

U.S. Senate panel advances bill to force Keystone pipeline approval (Reuters)

Corker, Murphy tee up bipartisan proposal to increase gas tax (Politico)