- The Washington Times - Tuesday, November 2, 2004

Today’s HEADLINERS

Election results — 10:30 a.m. — Congressional Black Caucus holds a press conference on the election results. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Maryland Democrat and chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. Democrat, participate. Location: House Radio/TV Gallery, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-4161.

Media and the 2004 elections — noon — American University holds a discussion, “Media and the 2004 Elections: A Turning Point?” Montague Kern, Rutgers University, and Shalini Venturelli, AU School of International Service, participate. Location: AU, Graydon Center, Room 4, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5935.

PRESIDENT BUSH

To be announced.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. — Bureau of the Census releases figures of manufacturers’ shipments, inventories and orders in September. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

10 a.m. — National Association of Realtors releases figures of condominium and co-op sales in the third quarter. Location: 700 11th St. NW. Contact: 202/383-1000.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. — National Aeronautics and Space Administration holds a meeting of the NASA Aeronautics Research Advisory aviation safety reporting system subcommittee. Location: National Air Traffic Controllers Association, 1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 650/960-6059.

9 a.m. — Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research holds a meeting of the Science Advisory Board. Topics include the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s response to the board’s recommendations in the report “Review of the Organization and Management of Research in NOAA” and the draft strategic plan for the U.S. Integrated Earth Observing System. Location: National Geographic Society headquarters, 1145 17th St. NW. Contact: 301/713-9121.

1:30 p.m. — Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the Advisory Reactor Safeguards plant license renewal subcommittee to review the license renewal application and associated Draft Safety Evaluation Report related to the license renewal of the Joseph M. Farley twin nuclear power station in Alabama. Location: 11545 Rockville Pike, Room T-2B3, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-7270.

SUPREME COURT

Oral arguments are to begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case.

Docket Number 03-750 Small v. United States

Docket Number 03-1160 Smith v. City of Jackson

Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Not in session. The Senate will reconvene Nov. 16 at noon. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. The House will reconvene Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

AICPA conference — all day — The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants holds its national conference on federal taxes, the fall tax-division meeting and the national CPA/Internal Revenue Service tax issues meeting. Events begin 7 a.m.

Highlights — noon — David Robison, chief of Appeals Division, IRS

Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/434-9220; 202/737-6600.

Voter rally — 8 a.m. — D.C. residents hold a rally to protest disenfranchisement of D.C. voters. Location: Dupont Circle NW. Contact: 202/744-0373.

Elections for Taiwan — 9:30 a.m. — Formosan Association for Public Affairs holds a press conference, “Implication of Elections for Taiwan.” Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/547-3686.

Treasury briefing — 10 a.m. — The Treasury Department holds a press briefing on November quarterly refunding. Timothy Bitsberger, assistant Treasury secretary for financial markets, participates. Location: Treasury Department, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/622-2960.

AFL-CIO press conference — 11:15 a.m. — AFL-CIO holds a press conference to analyze the effect of the union-member vote on the election. John J. Sweeney and Karen Ackerman of AFL-CIO; Gerald McEntee of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; Geoff Garin and Guy Molyneux of Peter D. Hart Research Associates Inc.; and Celinda Lake of Lake, Snell, Perry & Associates Inc. participate. Location: AFL-CIO, Meany Room, 815 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/637-5018.

Postelection press conference — 11:30 a.m. — National Republican Congressional Committee holds a postelection press conference. Tom Reynolds, chairman of NRCC, participates. Location: Capitol Hill Club, Eisenhower Room, 300 First St. SE. Contact: 202/479-7002.

Progress report — noon — Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area holds a press conference, “Combined Federal Campaign — Progress Report.” Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/659-2209.

Election implications — noon — National Economists Club holds a luncheon discussion, “The Morning After: Implications of the Election Results for Fiscal Policy.” Stanley Collender, managing director of Financial Dynamics, participates. Location: Chinatown Garden Restaurant, 618 H St. NW. Contact: 703/493-8824.

Postelection press conference — noon — Planned Parenthood Federation of America holds a postelection press conference, “The Morning After.” Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/347-8500.

Postelection analyses — noon — America Coming Together holds a press conference on postelection analyses. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/974-8166.

Iraq discussion — noon — Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies holds a discussion, “Prospects for Stability in Iraq.” Raad Alkadiri of PFC Energy participates. Location: Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW, Intercultural Conference Center. Contact: RSVP required; 202/687-6215.

Voting integrity — 12:30 p.m. — National Committee for Voting Integrity holds a press conference, “Were All the Votes Counted?” Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/483-1140, Ext. 111.

Election results — 12:30 p.m. — The Institute for Policy Studies holds a discussion, “The November Election Results: An Analysis for the Progressive Community.” Jamin Raskin of American University, Karen Dolan and John Cavanagh of IPS, and political strategist Steve Cobble participate. Location: IPS, 733 15th St. NW, Suite 1020. Contact: 202/234-9382, Ext. 229.

Dearden lecture — 4:30 p.m. — Catholic University of America School of Theology and Religious Studies holds its annual Dearden lecture, “Is the Holy See a Political Power?” Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, archivist and librarian at the Holy Roman Catholic Church at the Vatican, participates. Location: Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5600.

Safe driving strategies — 7 p.m. — Safe Smart Women holds a clinic to offer young women safe-driving strategies and auto-care basics. Location: CarMax, 45210 Towlern Place, Sterling, Va. Contact: 202/289-2001, Ext. 218, or 703/517-4745.

Palestinian question — 8 p.m. — Al-Hewar Center Inc. holds a discussion in Arabic, “The Palestinian Question After the American Elections.” Ziad J. Asali, president of American Task Force for Palestine, participates. Location: Al-Hewar Center, 124 Park St. SE, Vienna, Va. Contact: 703/281-6277.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times.

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