National Headlines 9-16-14

The challenges facing President Obama’s coalition (Politico)

White House steps up lobbying on Syria (Politico)

Democrats splinter on Syria vote (The Hill)

WH pushes back on talk of combat troops in Iraq (The Hill)

Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola (Reuters)

How a Kansas ballot dispute could determine control of the US Senate (Christian Science Monitor)

St. Louis County chief defends militarization of police (USA Today)

Brown Signs Historic Groundwater Legislation (KVPR)

ObamaCare subsidies could be paying for abortions, GAO finds (The Hill)

Mayor to Speak at Conference for English Labour Party (NY1)

Poll: Americans among most skeptical about global trade (USA Today)