- The Washington Times - Monday, July 2, 2007

PRESIDENT BUSH

Meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Walker’s Point, Kennebunkport, Maine. Delivers remarks with Mr. Putin and hosts a social lunch for him with first lady Laura Bush.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

4 p.m. National Agricultural Statistics Servicereleases the crop-progress report. Location: 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 800/727-9540.

4:30 p.m. Energy Information Administrationreleases its weekly U.S. retail gasoline prices report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

7 a.m. Election Assistance Commissionholds a virtual public forum of the EAC Board of Advisers and EAC Standards Board. Members of the commission will post comments about the draft EAC manual on poll-worker recruitment, training and retention. Contact: 202/566-3100.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Not in session: Independence Day recess. The Senate next meets at 2 p.m. Monday, July 9, to consider the fiscal 2008 defense authorization bill. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEE

11 a.m. Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committeeholds a field hearing, “2007 Farm Bill: Expanding Montana’s Agricultural Opportunities.” Location: Commission Chambers at Great Falls Civic Center, 2 Park Drive South, Great Falls, Mont. Contact: 202/224-2035.

HOUSE

Not in session: Independence Day recess. The House next meets at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 10. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

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