- The Washington Times - Tuesday, December 21, 2004

PRESIDENT BUSH

To be announced.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Economic Analysis releases the gross domestic product final estimate for the third quarter. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

5 p.m. — American Petroleum Institute releases a summary of its weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St. NW. Contact: 202/682-8114.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

No events are listed.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Adjourned. The Senate will convene the 109th Congress on Jan. 4 at noon. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Adjourned. The House will convene the 109th Congress on Jan. 4 at noon. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Iraq elections — 9 a.m. — The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosts a discussion, “The Iraq Elections: Women to the Ballot Box.” Location: WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.

Ceremony — 10 a.m. — Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund holds its annual Holiday Tree at the Wall ceremony. Jan Scruggs of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, the Rev. William Calbert of Shiloh Baptist Church and veterans of World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War and Operation Iraqi Freedom participate. Location: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Mall. Contact: 202/393-0090, Ext. 109.

Conference call briefing — 2 p.m. — Congress holds a conference call briefing to discuss a trip to the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by New Jersey officials and National Guard personnel. Dial-in, 888/825-3051; pass code, 776941. Sen. Jon Corzine, New Jersey Democrat, participates. Contact: 202/224-4744.

Back-pay claims — 4 p.m. — D.C. school employees hold a rally to protest the school system’s failure to process back-pay claims. Thomas Ratliff of Teamsters Local 639 participates. Location: D.C. Public Schools, 825 North Capitol St. NE. Contact: e-mail, RNewell@teamster.org.

Meeting — 7 p.m. — Mobilization for Global Justice holds a meeting on spring International Monetary Fund/World Bank actions and upcoming counterinaugural actions. Location: St. Stephens Church, 16th and Newton streets NW. Contact: kjohnson@riseup.net; www.globalizethis.org.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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