National Headlines 1-12-15

Barack Obama’s French kiss-off (Politico)

2016 hopefuls hit Obama’s Paris absence (Politico)

Obama, Netanyahu discuss Iran (The Hill)

Romney to GOP: I’m serious about 2016 (The Hill)

Warren scores victory as Obama pick drops out (The Hill)

A Pope That Makes Democrats Squirm and Republicans Wriggle (New York Times)

The White House Admits Fault in Not Attending Paris Unity Rally (NBC News)

Apparent Islamic State backers hack U.S. military Twitter feed (Reuters)

Republican U.S. Rep. Ryan says he’s not running for president in 2016 (Reuters)

Ted Cruz: Mitt Romney’s ‘Mushy Middle’ Strategy Already Failed Republicans (Huffington Post)

U.S. Treasury nominee Weiss withdraws from consideration-White House (Reuters)