Welcome to the Monday edition of "5 Things to Know for Your New Day." Every weekday morning around 6, we'll hit the top five stories of the day and clue you in on a few other buzzy items.
1. ZIMMERMAN VERDICT
A clash in Congress over Obamacare and a nasty filibuster fight over the president's nominees will make headlines in the week ahead, and two state capitals are in the national spotlight because of developments in the divisive battle over ab