No events are scheduled.
Noon — Delivers remarks at a fundraiser for Sen. Saxby Chambliss, Georgia Republican, at a private residence in Atlanta.
4:30 p.m. —Energy Information Administration releases its weekly U.S. retail gasoline prices report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
9 a.m. —Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Boardholds a public meeting. Agenda includes discussion on the Thrift Savings Plan activity report by the executive director and vendor financial reports. Location: 1250 H St. NW, fourth-floor conference room. Contact: 202/942-1640.
9:30 a.m. —National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrationholds a meeting of the National Sea Grant Review Panel to discuss the Reauthorization Committee's report and the Special Review Team report. Location: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 624 Ninth St. NW, Room 540. Contact: 301/734-1088.
No oral arguments scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.
Meets at 2 p.m. for morning business and at 3 p.m. to resume consideration of the defense authorization bill. There will be no roll-call votes. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.
Meets at 12:30 p.m. for morning-hour debate and 2 p.m. to consider the FDIC Enforcement Enhancement Act, Housing Assistance Council Authorization Act of 2007 and Rural Housing and Economic Development Improvement Act of 2007. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.
5 p.m. —Rules Committeeholds a meeting to formulate a rule on the fiscal 2008 Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and related agencies appropriations bill and a resolution providing for the consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill, H.R.1, to provide for the implementation of the recommendations of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. Location: H-313, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-9091.
InHealth symposium — all day —The Institute for Health Technology Studies holds its second annual symposium, "Accelerating Technological Change: Value and Health Reform." Events begin at 8:30 a.m.
Highlights — 10:30 a.m. — Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, a Republican, delivers remarks, "The Peaceable Kingdom."
4:30 p.m. — Dr. Robert Rubin, clinical professor of medicine at Georgetown University Hospital, delivers remarks, "InHealth Research Overview."
Location: Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania NW. Contact: 202/783-0904, 212/220-4444.
Israel summit — all day —Christians United for Israel holds its second annual Israel-Washington summit. Events begin at 9 a.m.
Highlights — 2 p.m. — Gary Bauer, president of American Values; Gal Luft, executive director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security; Clifford May, president of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies; and Roz Rothstein, international director of the pro-Israel advocacy group StandWithUs, hold a panel discussion, "Israel 101."
7:30 p.m. — Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Joe Lieberman, Connecticut independent; House Minority Whip Roy Blunt, Missouri Republican; and singer Randy Travis, attend the Chairman's Club donor banquet.
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 210/477-4714.
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