Afternoon Lede Check – 8.29.14

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By Nick Massella Comment

Pentagon faces questions on why there’s no strategy to defeat ISIS (Washington Examiner). White House refuses to set deadline for immigration action (The Hill). Defense to give closing argument in ex-Va. governor trial (CBS 9).

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

The Washington Post: Putin likens Ukraine troops to Nazi invaders

USA Today: Experimental Ebola drug cured 100% of monkeys tested

POLITICO: Obama’s campaign no-fly zone

The HillWhite House refuses to set deadline for immigration action

Roll Call: Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of John Boehner (Video)

Daily Caller: ‘Disastrous Soundbite’ – Liberal Pundits Baffled By Obama’s ‘We Don’t Have A Strategy’

The Washington TimesFeds issue bulletin on ‘imminent’ attack at U.S. border; Islamic State in Mexico

National Journal: Why a Government Shutdown Is So Unlikely

Washington Examiner: Pentagon faces questions on why there’s no strategy to defeat ISIS

Huffington Post Politics: CHEATERS WIN – LOAN COMPANY ACCUSED OF CHEATING TROOPS REWARDED

WTOP: Commuters duke it out over free parking

ABC 7: Tony Stewart returning to NASCAR racing Sunday for first time since crash that killed Kevin Ward Jr.

NBC 4: Chris Brown in DC Court Tuesday; Plea Deal In Works

CBS 9: Defense to give closing argument in ex-Va. governor trial

Fox 5: Electrical poles fall onto Route 1 in Alexandria