Afternoon Lede Check – 9.12.14

From WaPo to WJLA, here are the stories that are leading your homepages today, after the jump…

The Washington Post: Some Ukrainians eye war as Kiev pursues peace

USA Today: Syrian airstrikes may help U.S. enemies

POLITICO: Dems’ whopper of a strategy flop

The HillWH: ‘We are at war’ with ISIS

Roll Call: No. 2 House Democrat Predicts Two-Part Vote on ISIS Request

Daily Caller: KaBOOM! – That’s The Sound Of Somebody Getting Fired At The White House Over This

The Washington Times: Pentagon downplays role in destroying Islamic State: ‘It’s about defeating its ideology’

National Journal: How Awful Will the Midterms Be For Democrats?

Washington Examiner: Boehner pledges to help new Iraqi Prime Minister defeat Islamic State

Huffington Post Politics: POVERTY PLAY – SENIORS FACE DEBT ‘TSUNAMI’ AS EDUCATION DEPT. DEMANDS PAYMENT

WTOP: D.C. officer investigated for intimidation

ABC 7: Orioles slugger Chris Davis suspended for 25 games after failed drug test

NBC 4: Missing Md. Mom Took County Bus: Police

CBS 9: Police release new surveillance video of missing MD mom

Fox 5: 2 potential cougar sightings in Alexandria