DAY'S END ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:

Zimmerman deserves a fair trial
Right Turn's Jennifer Rubin says the media isn't giving George Zimmerman a fair shake.

US loses leverage in dealing with Egypt
The U.S. is giving up its leverage by not cutting off aid to Egypt, The American Conservative's Daniel Larison writes.

House GOP wants to be even more unpopular
Joan Walsh at Salon says the House GOP's plan to focus on the Ryan budget instead of immigration reform will crater the party's already low approval rating.

Associates of Rand Paul should raise concerns
Talking Points Memo's Eric Lach says Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) habit of surrounding himself with people who have made controvesial and racist comments should be an issue with voters.


OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Nominee to head FBI says water boarding is illegal
James Comey, President Obama's nominee for FBI director, has said that he is against water-boarding and will maintain this policy regardless of who is in the White House, The Hill's Jordy Yager reports.

House Democrats push plan for national park on the moon
The Hill's Pete Kasperowicz reports on the two Democratic members of the House pushing for a national park on the moon.