- The Washington Times - Tuesday, May 9, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Gore speech 12:45 p.m. Vice President Al Gore addresses the Anti-Defamation League's National Leadership Conference. Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW.

Women in China conference 10 a.m. Public Citizen holds a news conference on women in China. The participants include Reps. Marcy Kaptur, Ohio Democrat; Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Florida Republican; and Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat. Location: 2362 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/546-4996 or 202/225-4146.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

10:45 a.m. Makes remarks at an event with distinguished Americans supporting permanent normal trade relations for China, East Room of the White House.

12:45 p.m. Meets with Costa Rican President Miguel Angel Rodriguez, Oval Office of the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

2:30 p.m. Treasury Department auctions three- and six-month Treasury bills. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

SENATE

Not immediately available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

9 a.m. Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee holds hearing on the China-World Trade Organization agreement and financial services. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers and Charlene Barshefsky, U.S. trade representative, testify. Location: 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7391.

9:30 a.m. Armed Services Committee marks up the fiscal 2001 Defense Department Authorization Act. Location: 222 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3871.

9:30 a.m. Governmental Affairs' oversight of government management, restructuring and the District of Columbia subcommittee holds hearing on performance management in the District. Mayor Anthony A. Williams testifies. Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4751.

HOUSE

Meets at 9:30 a.m. for morning hour, and at 11 a.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Ways and Means' Social Security subcommittee holds hearing to examine the increasing use or misuse of Social Security numbers. Location: 1100 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3625.

10:30 a.m. Education and the Workforce's employer-employee relations subcommittee holds hearing on the Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act of 1999. Location: 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-4527.

2 p.m. Government Reform's government management, information and technology subcommittee holds hearing on "Financial Management at the Defense Department." Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

2 p.m. Science's basic research subcommittee holds hearing on "The Internet, Distance Learning and the Future of the Research University." Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-6371.

GENERAL AGENDA

National Association of Realtors news conference 10 a.m. The National Association of Realtors holds a news conference to release its "Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers." Location: Lisagor Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/383-1177.

Korean unification discussion 11:30 a.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion on "Challenges of National Unification and Globalization in Korea." The speaker is South Korean Ambassador Lee Hong-Koo. Location: Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Chamber of Conference news conference noon The U.S. Chamber of Conference holds a news conference to introduce the Strategic International Asset and Matchmaking program to help U.S. and Thai firms pursue long-term business deals. Thai Ambassador Tej Bunnag participates. Location: 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.

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