Afternoon Lede Check – 8.12.14

Iran endorses Maliki rival as Iraq’s premier (The Washington Post). Sheriff releases details of Williams’ death (USA Today). Flash Flood Warning issued for DC, parts of MD, VA (FOX5).

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

The Washington Post: Iran endorses Maliki rival as Iraq’s premier

USA Today: Furor over graphic details of Robin Williams’ death

POLITICO: Hillary to Obama: Let’s hug it out

The Hill300K warned: Send in documents or forfeit ObamaCare coverage

Roll Call: In Iowa Senate Race, It’s Personality Versus Policy

Daily Caller: ‘Incredibly Absurd’ – Peter King Couldn’t BELIEVE An MSNBC Host Asked Him This Question

The Washington TimesObama adjusts Iraq narrative, now blames Bush for troop withdrawal

National JournalNRCC Launches Fake News Sites to Attack Democratic Candidates

Washington Examiner: 20 left-leaning watchdog groups call for John Brennan’s resignation


WTOP: Sheriff releases details of Williams’ death

ABC 7: Robin Williams hanged himself, sheriff’s dept. investigator says

NBC 4: Flooding, Water Rescues Reported in Parts of D.C. Area

CBS 9: Robin Williams found hanged with a belt, cops say

Fox 5: Flash Flood Warning issued for DC, parts of MD, VA