Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about his strong reaction to the Zimmerman verdict

DupuyTina Dupuy of calls in at 11am ET / 8am PT to talk about the GOP’s continuing war on women

A juror in the George Zimmerman trial made her first public appearances since the trial reached its verdict on Saturday, saying race did not play a role in the jury’s decision but admitted she believes Zimmerman went “above and beyond” his role as a neighborhood watch member.

Protesters ran through Los Angeles streets Monday night, breaking windows, attacking people on sidewalks, while others blocked a major freeway in the San Francisco Area in the third night of demonstrations in California over George Zimmerman’s Florida acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

U.S. senators failed to reach a deal on Monday to avert a showdown over President Obama’s executive-branch nominees and threats by Democrats to strip Republicans of their power to block such nominations with procedural hurdles known as filibusters.

Blazing temperatures left thousands of people sweltering without power in New York as forecasters warned Tuesday that the worst might be yet to come across the Northeast.