National Headlines 12-17-14

Obama to open normalization talks with Castro (Politico)

Senate Dem: Cuba trade rewards ‘brutal behavior’ (The Hill)

Jeb Bush: No talks with ‘repressive regime’ (The Hill)

How the Bush family became a dynasty (Houston Chronicle)

Arizona’s McSally wins House race in recount, adds to GOP’s historic majority (FOX News)

Legal corruption? It’s real, and it’s a problem for Illinois. (Huffington Post)

Terrorism Insurance Set to End After Senator’s Objections (Bloomberg)

US Global Aid Chief to Resign; Oversaw Secret Cuba Programs (Associated Press)

The Reasons a Federal Court Gave for Declaring Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration Unconstitutional (Townhall)

Obama Makes 30 Million Acres Of Alaskan Waters Off Limits To Drilling (Daily Caller)