DAY'S END ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:

CIA warned of 'Jihadist' threat to Cairo Embassy

The Weekly Standard's Thomas Joscelyn says that one of the consequences that resulted from the changing of the Benghazi talking points is that it is now less clear what led to the attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.

Why big abortion shares Gosnell's guilt

Jeanneane Maxon writes in The Washington Times that common-sense regulations should be imposed on abortion clinics.

Planned Parenthood launches ads against Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate

The Huffington Post's Laura Bassett reports that Planned Parenthood is attacking on womens' rights issues Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) in a series of new web videos.

The IRS 'scandal' -- all smoke, no fire

Mark Sumner of the Daily Kos thinks that the extra scrutiny given to Tea Party groups by the IRS cannot accurately be classified as a witch hunt.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

White House asks Schumer to reintroduce media shield law

The Obama administration wants Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) to reintroduce legislation that provides additional legal protections to journalists, according to The Hill's Justin Sink.

Dems mull 'nuclear option' on filibuster to move EPA nominee McCarthy

Some Senate Democrats are now in favor of circumventing Republicans in order to get Gina McCarthy confirmed as EPA head, The Hill's Zack Colman reports.