- Patriot Act author on James Clapper: Fire, prosecute him
- Russia P.M. Medvedev: No amnesty for political prisoners
- Michigan GOP Senate hopeful reminds government is the ‘servant’
- Christmas, by Congress: Members mull a 15-cent tax on trees
- U.S. unemployment falls to five-year low of 7 percent; 203K jobs added
- World mourns Nelson Mandela and celebrates his life; burial set for Dec. 15
- Bill O’Reilly reminds: Nelson Mandela ‘was a communist’
- John Boehner says GOP should support gay candidates: ‘I do’
- Grass-Whopper: Pan-fried cricket burgers go over big in New York City
- CDC sees measles spike and ‘failure to vaccinate’
No public events are scheduled.
8:30 a.m. —Bureau of the Censusreleases the advance monthly sales for retail and food services for June 2007. Location: 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
8:30 a.m. —U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commissionholds a meeting on “China’s Proliferation and the Impact of Trade Policy on Defense Industries in the United States and China.” Location: 385 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/624-1409.
1 p.m. — Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting by teleconference of the Board of Scientific Counselors, drinking water midcycle subcommittee to discuss the draft report concerning the ORD drinking water research program’s progress in response to recommendations from its 2005 BOSC review and other activities. Location: None given. Contact: 919/541-3508.
In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.
Meets at 4 p.m. in a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.
Convention — all day —The College Republican National Committee holds its 57th biennial convention. Events begin at 8 a.m.
Highlights — 4:30 p.m. — Former Rep. Tom DeLay, Texas Republican, delivers remarks.
- Spike in battlefield deaths linked to restrictive rules of engagement
- Activists urge Obama to go rogue, sidestep Congress
- Bill OReilly reminds: Nelson Mandela was a communist
- PRUDEN: British press horrified as London's new mayor dares to proclaim the truth
- Obama administration issues permits for wind farms to kill more eagles
- 'Hunger Games' delivers Obama's message on income inequality
- U.S. pilot scares off Iranians with 'Top Gun'-worthy stunt: 'You really ought to go home'
- MILLER: Obamacare enrollees include 101 members of the House of Representatives
- Obama downplays IRS scandal, blames Obamacare rollout on 'outdated' agencies
- Inside China: Nuclear submarines capable of widespread attack on U.S.
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