Afternoon Lede Check, 4.9.14

Republicans turn the heat up on Lois Lerner over the IRS targeting scandal, the Paycheck Fairness bill is defeated in the Senate, and a mass stabbing at a Pennsylvania high school unsettles the nation.


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

The Washington PostData uncover nation’s top Medicare billers

USA TodayStudent wielding knives stabs 19 at Pa. high school

POLITICOEmails: Lerner sought to deny Crossroads tax status

The HillPanel sends Lerner case to DOJ

Roll CallMoran Predicts Two-Class System Arising in Congress

Daily Caller: Holder to black audience: ‘Look at the way the attorney general of the United States was treated yesterday’

The Washington TimesArmed federal agents surround Nevada ranch in latest standoff

National JournalPaycheck Fairness Act Is Blocked in the Senate

Washington City PaperYvette Alexander May Run for At-Large Councilmember. Huh?

Washington ExaminerFEC powerless against ‘scam’ PACs that may have cost Allen West his seat


WTOP: 16-year-old behind mass stabbing spree

ABC 7: Chief Lanier answers questions in Relisha Rudd case

NBC 4: “Blood All Over theFloor”: 20 Hurt in School Stabbing

CBS 9: Spotty showers today, showers more likely on Friday

Fox 5: PHOTOS: 2014 DC Cherry Blossoms

(Photo credits from left to right: M.Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO, Getty, AP)