National Headlines 1-24-16

Bloomberg trial balloon has Republicans laughing (Politico)

Iowa’s Des Moines Register endorses Clinton, Rubio (Politico)

Federal government closed Monday (The Hill)

Trump takes credit for Sanders momentum (The Hill)

Sanders: Clinton is running a ‘desperate’ campaign that lacks excitement (Washington Post)

Joni Ernst to campaign with Rubio Monday (Washington Examiner)

Meet the New Hampshire newspaper publisher who’s at war with Donald Trump (Washington Post)

Sanders, Clinton cool to Bloomberg’s possible entry into 2016 race (Reuters)

Poll: Donald Trump gained 15 points on Ted Cruz in Iowa in two weeks (Washington Post)

Why President Obama Says He Wouldn’t Want to Run for a Third Term (ABC News)

Bear market unlikely to trigger U.S. recession, history shows (MarketWatch)