Post Politics: George Zimmerman


Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/25/2013

Colin Powell: Zimmerman verdict 'questionable'

The former secretary of state discussed the Zimmerman verdict and Obama's conversation of race in America.

By Ruth Tam  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 08/02/2013

Majority of Americans approve of stand your ground laws

There is a sizeable racial gap -- but it's not as big as the partisan gap.

By Aaron Blake  |  11:42 AM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Zimmerman verdict: 86 percent of African Americans disapprove

African Americans recoil at verdict in state trial, while 51 percent of whites approve of verdict

By Jon Cohen  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Zimmerman, Polls, Trayvon Martin

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 07/19/2013

Robert Zimmerman on Obama: 'I'm glad he spoke out today'

"I think the president was speaking off the cuff, and I think he was very sincere in his remarks," Robert Zimmerman said.

By Aaron Blake  |  03:27 PM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 07/19/2013

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me'

The president spoke in deeply personal terms Friday about the Trayvon Martin case.

By Aaron Blake and Juliet Eilperin  |  02:04 PM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Zimmerman, Obama, Trayvon Martin

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 07/17/2013

Justice Dept. collecting public feedback on Zimmerman case

Justice says people can e-mail Sanford.Florida@usdoj.gov if they have thoughts on how the department should proceed.

By Aaron Blake  |  10:02 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 07/15/2013

Huge racial gap among Zimmerman trial followers

Among African-Americans, there was about as much interest as there was in the O.J. Simpson trial in 1995.

By Aaron Blake  |  05:12 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Trayvon Martin case has been poorly handled, Santorum says

“Well, ‘Stand Your Ground’ is not doing what this man did,” Santorum said at a campaign event in Louisiana.

By Felicia Sonmez and Nia-Malika Henderson  |  02:45 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman, Rick Santorum