National Headlines 7-29-14

Obama: New sanctions against Russia will ‘have an even bigger bite’ (The Hill)

Reid: GOP border bill could be vehicle for immigration reform (The Hill)

Federal court says no to shutting down Mississippi’s lone abortion clinic (CNN)

Majority of Americans say children who have crossed the border should be treated as refugees (Christian Science Monitor)

Leahy Introduces Senate Bill to Rein In U.S. Surveillance (Wall Street Journal)

Senators from Colorado, Washington want federal pot laws applied fairly (Reuters)

Lawmakers race to vote on VA reform bill amid conservative concerns over cost (FOX News)

Chris Christie pushing for bail reform in New Jersey (Trentonian)

Wall Street to read economic tea leaves from Fed, GDP (CNBC)

Denver protests over proposed EPA power-plant rules stoked by politics (Denver Post)

More Than 35% of Americans Are Facing Debt Collections, Study Finds (Latin Post)