National Headlines 5-21-15

McConnell promises Ex-Im Bank vote (The Hill)

Senate takes key step toward passing fast-track for Obama (The Hill)

Hillary Clinton sets a date for her first big 2016 campaign rally (CBS News)

Rand Paul seizes political moment with NSA protest (CNN)

Jeb Bush Opens His Campaign Playbook by Opening Himself (New York Times)

Christie says he deserves media apology over bridge scandal (Miami Herald)

Man who flew gyrocopter to Capitol pleads not guilty (Reuters)

Illinois Is Very Close To Decriminalizing Marijuana Possession (Huffington Post)

Watchdog Finds Huge Failure In Surveillance Oversight Ahead Of Patriot Act Deadline (Huffington Post)

‘RAPPERS’ DELIGHT’: 50 Cent joins other hip-hop heavyweights in endorsing Hillary Clinton (New York Daily News)

De Blasio suggests he may start doing town halls (Newsday)