National Headlines 12-1-14

Congress on the brink (Politico)

Reid threatens to extend lame-duck (The Hill)

White House Calls for Funding for Police Body Cameras (Newsweek)

Elizabeth Lauten, critic of Sasha and Malia Obama, resigns (Los Angeles Times)

When are violent Facebook posts a crime? The US Supreme Court decides (Telegraph)

Military Warned to Be Wary of ‘Home-Grown’ ISIS-Inspired Attacks (NBC News)

Early Voting Data Looks Troublesome For Mary Landrieu (Huffington Post)

Hillary Clinton slates return trip to Canada (CNN)

Death toll from crashes linked to faulty GM ignition switches rises to 36 (Guardian)

Attorneys petition Supreme Court to stay mentally ill man’s execution (Al Jazeera)

UAW presses Daimler at Alabama plant after NLRB victory (Reuters)