rudepundit2The Rude Pundit calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about the president’s remarks about the Zimmerman case

Eric Boehlert of Media Matters calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the GOP’s use of race in discussions of the Zimmerman case

• President Obama, making his first public remarks on the George Zimmerman acquittal, said on Friday that many African-Americans believe that “both the outcome and the aftermath might have been different” if Trayvon Martin had been white.

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) joined President Barack Obama’s call to review so-called “Stand Your Ground” laws in the aftermath of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting of black teen Trayvon Martin.

• Amid record-low productivity on Capitol Hill this year, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Sunday that Congress should be judged on how many laws it repeals, rather than how many new laws lawmakers enact.

• With her husband, Prince William, at her side, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, 31, was admitted to a London hospital at 6 a.m. local time (1 a.m. ET) Monday in the early stages of labor.

• Famed and pioneering White House journalist Helen Thomas has died at the age of 92 after a long illness.