National Headlines 8-20-14

Obama returns to golf course after condemning ISIS (The Hill)

A bad week for Common Core (Politico)

McConnell’s plan to shut down Obama (Politico)

Missouri cop was badly beaten before shooting Michael Brown, says source (FOX News)

Same-Sex Marriages On Hold In Virginia After Supreme Court Weighs In (NPR)

A confident Rick Perry hits the road after indictment (CNN)

Kay Hagan, Thom Tillis deadlocked in new poll (Politico)

Republicans see Senate chances bolstered by primary results (Reuters)

Teachout again survives NY residency challenge (Associated Press)

NRA targets former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg with aggressive new ad (New York Daily News)

Uber hires former Obama adviser David Plouffe as senior VP (Associated Press)