National Headlines 1-12-16

Sanders bests Clinton in new early state polls (Politico)

Obama’s 2016 opponent: Donald Trump (Politico)

GOP governor seems to take shot at Trump in State of the Union response (The Hill)

GOP to Obama: You have no ISIS plan (The Hill)

Iran demands apology after detaining US navy boat crews for ‘violating’ Gulf waters (Guardian)

Two U.S. Navy boats in Iranian custody but crew will be returned ‘promptly’ (Washington Post)

Hillary Clinton Isn’t Holding Back Against Bernie Sanders Anymore (Huffington Post)

Mystery date: Congressman invites Kim Davis to State of the Union (CNN)

Rand Paul, Carly Fiorina cut from main GOP debate lineup (Associated Press)

U.S. Sergeant Bergdahl seeks access to classified info in desertion case (Reuters)

Cruz dismisses questions about his eligibility (Boston Globe)