National Headlines 12-22-14

Dixie Rising: How the Deep South is trying to game the GOP primary (Politico)

Gruber comes to the Supreme Court (The Hill)

GOP probe finds ‘culture of bias’ at IRS (The Hill)

Report: Elmendorf out as CBO director (The Hill)

New York mayor calls for pause in protests after police killings (Reuters)

The end for Michael Grimm? (Politico)

Bergdahl investigation report goes to senior Army commander (FOX News)

White House Needs To Stop Shielding CIA Director John Brennan, Senator Says (Huffington Post)

US appeals court says NC ultrasound abortion provision unconstitutional (Charlotte Observer)

Arpaio kicks off legal campaign against Obama immigration order, in court hearing (FOX News)

Marathon bombing suspect’s lawyers invoke McVeigh (Associated Press)