- The Washington Times - Friday, October 6, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Election outlook briefing 9:30 a.m. The Cook Political Report presents a briefing on the outlook for the 2000 presidential, Senate and House elections. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/739-8525.

Voting demographics briefing 10:30 a.m. The Population Resource Center presents a breakfast briefing titled "Demographics of Voting in America: Who Votes, Who Doesn't and Why." Location: 2168 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/467-5030.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

7:30 p.m. Addresses a reception for the Coalition to Defend America's Working Families, private residence, Washington.

8:50 p.m. Attends reception for Rep. Tom Udall, New Mexico Democrat, Washington Court Hotel.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on the employment situation for September 2000. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

SENATE

Not immediately available. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Meets at 9 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Government Reform Committee holds a hearing on federal wetlands policy. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

12:30 p.m. Government Reform government management, information and technology subcommittee holds a hearing, "Oversight Hearing on the Management Practices of the Federal Communications Commission: The Chairman Reports." William Kennard, Federal Communications Commission chairman, testifies. Location: 2247 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

1 p.m. Government Reform District of Columbia subcommittee holds a hearing on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

GENERAL AGENDA

Distinguished principals program all day The National Association of Elementary School Principals holds the 2000 National Distinguished Principals Program.

Highlight 7 p.m. Education Secretary Richard W. Riley, awards dinner.

Location: JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 703/684-3345 or 202/393-2000.

Winter fuels outlook conference 8:30 a.m. The Energy Department's Energy Information Administration (EIA) and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) hold their EIA/NASEO Winter Fuels 2000/2001 Outlook conference.

Highlight 9:30 a.m. Mark Mazur, EIA acting administrator, news conference, "Winter Fuels Outlook."

Location: Madison Hotel, 15th and M streets NW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

Moldova briefing 8:30 a.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a briefing, "Economic Reform in Moldova: The Way Ahead." The speaker is Dumitru Braghis, prime minister of Moldova. Location: Fourth-floor conference room, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/457-6949.

Somalia discussion 9 a.m. The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring a discussion, "The Election of the Transitional National Government in Somalia." The speaker is Randolph Kent, U.N. Development Program. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.

Tour 9 a.m. Million Family March organizers hold a guided tour of the layout for the Million Family March. Benjamin Muhammad, Million Family March national director, participates. Location: The Mall, Jefferson and Madison streets NW. Contact: 202/543-7796 or 202/2024-2505, Ext. 259.

Unemployment situation briefing 9:30 a.m. Katharine Abraham, Bureau of Labor Statistics commissioner, holds news briefing on the employment situation in September 2000. Location: Conference Center Rooms 1 and 2, Postal Square Building, 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/691-5902.

Railroad industry diversity announcement 11 a.m. Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater, Federal Railroad Administrator Jolene Molitoris, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Corp. Chairman Robert Krebs and Amtrak President George Warrington join together to announce the first formal public-private partnership to promote diversity in the railroad industry. Location: Room 2201, Transportation Department, 400 Seventh St. SW. Contact: 202/493-6024.

American Public Health Association event 11:30 a.m. The American Public Health Association holds an event to support a campaign to end racial and ethnic health disparities. Location: Indian Treaty Room, Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Contact: 202/777-2435.

Book forum noon The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents a discussion on the book "Study of Revenge: Saddam Hussein's Unfinished War Against America." The participants include Laurie Mylroie, the book's author; former CIA Director R. James Woolsey; and J. Gilmore Childers, lead prosecutor in the first World Trade Center bombing trial. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.

Million Family March teleconference 2 p.m. Million Family March organizers hold a teleconference to discuss support for the Million Family March. Contact: 202/543-7796 or 202/219-1119.

Protest 2 p.m. The American Muslim Council holds a demonstration against Israeli aggression aimed at Palestinians on the West Bank. Location: Israeli Embassy, 3514 International Drive NW. Contact: 202/789-2262.

Dionne speech 2:30 p.m. Georgetown University's Center for the Study of Voluntary Organizations and Services hosts an address by E.J. Dionne Jr., columnist for The Washington Post, "The Reform Generation: The Under-30 Generation and Volunteerism." Location: Riggs Library, Healy Building, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-0580.

Rally 3 p.m. The Council on American-Islamic Relations holds a rally for D.C.-area Muslims to protest Israel's attacks on Palestinian civilians. Location: Outside the Israeli Embassy, 3514 International Drive NW. Contact: 202/488-8787 or 703/318-2181.

Arab American Institute briefing 3:30 p.m. The Arab American Institute holds a news briefing immediately following a State Department meeting with Arab American leaders. Location: State Department, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/429-9210.

Economics discussion 8 p.m. The Washington Area Economic History Seminar and the departments of economics at the University of Maryland and American University host a discussion, "Prices and Real Inequality in Europe Since 1500." The speaker is Peter Lindert, a professor of economics at the University of California-Davis. Location: Bentley Lounge, Gray Hall, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5952.

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