National Headlines 12-23-14

It’s official: IRS employees biased against conservatives (Washington Times)

De Blasio’s nightmare (Politico)

Scenes From Putin’s Economic Meltdown (Politico)

Dow clears 18,000 for first time (The Hill)

Sony to release ‘The Interview’ after all (The Hill)

A felon serve in Congress? Michael Grimm will test House (CNN)

Why protesters are ignoring New York mayor’s plea for a pause (Christian Science Monitor)

Defense: Ex-Gov Should Volunteer, Not Go to Prison (Associated Press)

Florida Passes New York to Become Third-Most-Populous State (Bloomberg)

Satanic display at Florida Capitol damaged (Associated Press)