Lunchtime Lede Check, 2.26.14

By Patrick Tutwiler Comment

Ted Cruz is in the news at Politico and Roll Call.

Ted Cruz is in the news at Politico and Roll Call.

From WaPo to WJLA, here are the stories that are leading your homepages today:

The Washington PostRussia launches military drills near Ukraine

The Washington TimesKerry evokes ‘Rocky IV’ to warn Putin

Washington ExaminerRob Portman blames Harry Reid for impasse on unemployment benefits

Washington City PaperMetro’s Rich!

USA TodayWhy schools are weighing longer days, years

The HillBoehner scoffs at tax reform vote

POLITICOCruz’s next battle

Roll CallAmanda Carpenter Is Ted Cruz’s Twitter Torrent

National JournalRand Paul Is the GOP’s Early Presidential Front-Runner

Daily Caller: What a Greenpeace co-founder said about global warming will blow your socks clean off

WTOP: Gov. McAuliffe repeals hybrid vehicle tax

ABC 7: More snow for the D.C. area, cold end to February

NBC 4:  Va. Man Found WithKidnapped Mom in Trunk

CBS 9: The sun is back, cold night leads to slick spots

Fox 5: Snow moves through DC region; brings accidents, travel delays