National Headlines 3-19-15

GOP aims to sink Obamacare with reconciliation (Politico)

House Dems open to Medicare deal, despite concerns (The Hill)

Defense hawks back GOP budget (The Hill)

Harry Reid thanks Rand Paul for advice on injury (MSNBC)

Republicans face major governing test: passing a budget (Christian Science Monitor)

Scott Walker’s consultant debacle says plenty about the fight for Iowa (Bloomberg)

Fed opens door wider for rate hike but downgrades economic outlook (Reuters)

Obama slams Republicans for ‘stale and outmoded’ budget debate (Reuters)

Feds won’t charge drone operator over White House crash landing (The Week)

Once hesitant, Barbara Bush now backs Jeb’s potential run for the White House (FOX News)

Donald Trump’s new presidential exploratory committee: Is it serious? (Christian Science Monitor)