Today’s Top Stories, 1.15.14


Trending topics and the headlines driving clicks around town. Here are the day’s top stories for Wednesday, January 15, 2014.

The Washington PostSenate report: Benghazi attack was preventable

Washington TimesRNC to join Rand Paul’s fight to protect privacy of Americans overseas

Washington Examiner: Senate Intelligence panel: Benghazi attack was preventable

Washington City Paper: The Art of the Steal: A Brief History of Museum Theft in D.C.

USA TodayHouse passes $1 trillion spending bill

The Hill: House easily passes $1T omnibus spending bill with 359-67 vote

POLITICOHouse approves budget, averting shutdown

Roll CallLast Hurrahs for 5 Retiring Senate Chairmen

National JournalI Got Nuthin…Democratic presidential hopeful has nothing nice to say about Obama’s presidency

WTOP: Courtney Love defends tweet in first Twitter libel trial

ABC 7: Marijuana Decriminalization Bill moves on to D.C. Council

NBC 4: Navy Jet Pilot Rescued After Crash Off Virginia Coast

CBS 9: Police: Witnesses get shot at by robbery suspects

Fox 5: