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By Matthew Balan | | May 6, 2013 | 4:53 PM EDT

CBS used its Sunday evening and Monday morning newscasts to keep the spotlight on the question of a "possible cover-up" surrounding the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Jeff Glor led CBS Evening News with the scoop from earlier in the day on Face the Nation – that a "career U.S. diplomat is raising new questions" about the Obama administration's claim that the attack spontaneously erupted in response to an early protest in Egypt.

Monday's CBS This Morning also aired a report on this latest development on the September 11, 2012 attack. Meanwhile, ABC and NBC have yet to pick up on the veteran diplomat's allegations, despite the fact that he is set to testify publicly to Congress on the issue on Wednesday.

By Tim Graham | | May 6, 2013 | 3:30 PM EDT

Patrick Gavin at Politico captured the host of NPR’s “Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me” game show lamely trying to claim it’s unfair and silly that they have a leftist image, so Republicans won’t come on his show for a few laughs (unlike both Bill Clinton and Al Gore). Peter Sagal was not asked whether he repeatedly earned his reputation with “jokes” like smearing George W. Bush as a White House drunk and mocking Mitt Romney with doggy-car-carrier and zombie gibes.

This Saturday, almost as if he was starting a campaign to book Republicans, Sagal mocked liberal New York Times columnist Paul Krugman for being extremely wrong in predicting the Internet’s future:

By Clay Waters | | May 6, 2013 | 3:01 PM EDT

After a long delay, the New York Times has finally located some sympathetic victims of the federal budget sequester and placed them on Monday's front page. Jonathan Weisman reported "Stories of Struggle and Creativity As Sequestration Cuts Hit Home."

Earlier, reporter Nelson Schwartz celebrated a little burst of job growth but warned it could end thanks to federal "austerity" (i.e. sequestration) in Saturday's lead story.

By Brad Wilmouth | | May 6, 2013 | 2:40 PM EDT

On Friday's All In show, with the words "The Sickness" displayed on screen behind him, MSNBC host Chris Hayes began the show with a commentary in which he tagged the NRA as a "far-right fringe organization" that "might be spelling their own demise" by celebrating the defeat of the universal background check proposal. Hayes:

By Tim Graham | | May 6, 2013 | 2:25 PM EDT

Andrea Tantaros of Fox News upset left-wing bloggers -- see NBC-owned TheGrio.com -- when she took on the left-wing contraceptives-for-all-ages lobby on her radio show. The lefties want middle-school girls (“women,” to use their "scientific" lingo) to have “access” to the drug Plan B over the counter.

Tantaros dared to ask then, if Obama’s “very comfortable” with girls 15 and over having Plan B, then is Malia Obama – who’s turning 15 in July – ready to go on birth control? If that’s shocking, that she’s not a “woman,” where does the Left go on this?

By Scott Whitlock | | May 6, 2013 | 1:10 PM EDT

ABC reporters over the weekend huffed that the National Rifle Association took a "victory lap" and sneered that the gun group was "using" the Boston bombing at their recent convention. Reporter Reena Ninan on Sunday chided, "NRA leaders found a way to use the recent bombings in Boston, even shooting tragedies, to expand support for their organization."

On Monday's Good Morning America, correspondent Jon Karl worried, "When it comes to guns, don't expect this crowd to give in on anything." He then parroted Ninan, insisting that the NRA "even invoked the manhunt for the Boston bombers." What Vice President Wayne LaPierre actually said in reference to Boston was this:

By Ken Shepherd | | May 6, 2013 | 12:58 PM EDT

Former CNN president Jon Klein and former NBC News president Steve Capus are reportedly among the finalists to take the helm of Al Jazeera America.

"One of the biggest jobs in media is a new position and a high-risk opportunity: running Al Jazeera America," Sharon Waxman of TheWrap.com reported this morning (emphasis mine):

By Kyle Drennen | | May 6, 2013 | 12:24 PM EDT

Appearing on NBC's Chris Matthews Show on Sunday, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius initially dismissed the Benghazi terrorist attack as being "Fox News's super-story," with left-wing host Matthews agreeing: "This is a big Fox story." Fellow Post columnist Kathleen Parker called out Ignatius: "I know Fox has been covering it, but, you know, that doesn't mean it's wrong." Ignatius acknowledged: "It doesn't mean it's wrong." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]

Parker, who prompted discussion of the topic, told Matthews: "I knew you were going to roll your eyes on this, but I think it makes you look good to at least mention it on your show." Matthews replied: "David's also rolling his eyes." Ignatius denied the charge, declaring: "No, I think this is, Benghazi is a serious story." Parker prodded him: "Could you say that a little louder, please?" Ignatius reiterated: "Benghazi is a serious story."

By Matt Vespa | | May 6, 2013 | 12:23 PM EDT

Kirsten Powers at Daily Beast made a shocking comparison – legislatively speaking – concerning the Gosnell trial and the abortion rights movement in her column today.  They’ve become “the NRA of the left," the liberal but pro-life Democrat charges.

To her buddies on the Left, those are meant to be fighting words. There is no greater insult for liberals than to be compared to the National Rifle Association, the nation's oldest civil rights organization founded in 1871.

By | | May 6, 2013 | 11:58 AM EDT

It’s bad enough that MSNBC is extremely liberal, but when they acknowledge their biases but don’t attempt to correct them, it shows how incorrigible they are. Take Monday's Morning Joe, where the panelists discussed offensive comments made on Friday by outgoing South Carolina Democratic Party chairman Dick Harpootlian.

During his speech, which Vice President Joe Biden was in attendance to hear, Harpootlian disgustingly commented that Haley, who is of Indian decent should be sent, “back wherever the hell she came from and this country can move forward.”  [See video after jump.  MP3 audio here.] 

By Matt Hadro | | May 6, 2013 | 10:46 AM EDT

After conservative radio host Dana Loesch tweeted about firing "all manner" of guns with friends at her local range this past weekend, CNN's resident gun police Piers Morgan swooped in to badger her.

Twitchy had the exchange. Morgan mocked Loesch's gun range tweet, "Yee-haw!" and pointed out, for all those unaware, that the AR-15 rifle she tweeted a picture of was "The assault rifle used at Aurora & Sandy Hook." When Loesch replied that everyone shooting were "law-abiding citizens," Morgan invoked the Newtown shooter's mother: "Like Mrs Lanza?"

By Andrew Collins | | May 6, 2013 | 10:39 AM EDT

Pity William McKinley. Our 25th president was a Civil War hero who successfully prosecuted the Spanish-American War and presided over a booming economy. For his trouble, he was assassinated. Adding insult to injury, he’s the namesake of The World’s Gayest High School. President McKinley -- NOT a 'Glee' fan. 

By Noel Sheppard | | May 6, 2013 | 9:49 AM EDT

As NewsBusters previously reported, CBS Late Show host David Letterman spent a week last month attacking Senators as stooges - mostly Republicans, of course - for opposing recent gun control legislation.

One such Senator, James Inhofe of Oklahoma, told WABC radio's Aaron Klein Sunday, “That’s kind of a badge of honor. Any time you get Rachel Maddow or Letterman or those people to call you names that means you are winning."

By Tyler O'Neil | | May 6, 2013 | 9:15 AM EDT

The last episode of HBO’s hit show “Game of Thrones” featured nudity and a homosexual scene. Now, they’re justifying it.

Buried in an excellent marriage intrigue scene, HBO gets in a jab at social conservatives. Lady Olenna Tyrell (Diana Rigg), Lady Dowager of Highgarden, refuses to marry her gay grandson Loras to Cersei Lannister – she’s too old.

The Hand of the King, Tywin Lannister (Charles Dance) points out “a boy with his affliction should be grateful for the opportunity to marry the most beautiful woman in the kingdoms, and remove the stain from his name.”

By CMI Staff | | May 6, 2013 | 8:55 AM EDT

CBS’s Hawaii Five-0 has already gained a reputation for great action and nobility, but the latest installment brought something more – a feat of presentation, in the style of investigative journalism.

Instead of the typical crime show, where excellent camera angles and uninterrupted footage immerses the viewer in the spirit of the action, this episode viewed the crimes unit through a reporter’s lens. Many scenes feature an outdoor presentation, with Savannah Walker (Aisha Tyler) narrating in between clips to a crowd in white chairs.