- The Washington Times - Friday, September 21, 2007

PRESIDENT BUSH

Delivers remarks to the 2006 and 2007 NCAA Sports Champions on the South Lawn of the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on regional and state employment for August 2007. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9:30 a.m. — Commission on Civil Rights holds a public meeting. Location: Commission on Civil Rights, 624 Ninth St. NW, Room 540. Contact: 202/376-8582.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. — Education and Labor higher education, lifelong learning and competitiveness subcommittee holds a field hearing on “Examining Competitiveness Through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.” Location: Kellogg West Conference Center, 3801 West Temple Ave., California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, Calif. Contact: 202/226-0853.

GENERAL AGENDA

National Rifle Association conference — 8 a.m. — The National Rifle Association holds a conference, “Celebration of American Values.”

Highlights — 8:45 a.m. — The Rev. Jonathan Falwell delivers the invocation.

9:30 a.m. — Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, 2008 presidential candidate

10 a.m. — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican

10:30 a.m. — Former Sen. Fred Thompson, Tennessee Republican, 2008 presidential candidate

11 a.m. — Gov. Haley Barbour, Mississippi Republican

11:25 a.m. — Rep. Duncan Hunter, California Republican, 2008 presidential candidate, delivers remarks via video.

11:30 a.m.Rudolph W. Giuliani, New York Republican, 2008 presidential candidate

Noon — Former Attorney General John Ashcroft

12:30 p.m. — NRA press announcement

1:20 p.m. — Gov. Bill Richardson, New Mexico Democrat, 2008 presidential candidate, delivers remarks via video.

2 p.m. — Former Gov. Mike Huckabee, Arkansas Republican, 2008 presidential candidate, delivers remarks.

4 p.m. — Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, Georgia Republican

4:30 p.m. — Former Gov. Mitt Romney, Massachusetts Republican, 2008 presidential candidate, delivers remarks via video.

Location: Capital Hilton, 1001 16th St. NW, Presidential Ballroom. Contact: 703/267-3820.

Post-9/11 symposium — 8 a.m. — American University holds a symposium on “Left Out in the Cold? The Chilling of Speech, Association and the Press in Post-9/11 America.”

Giuliani address — 8:30 a.m. — The Northern Virginia Technology Council hosts an address by former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, a 2008 Republican presidential candidate, as a part of the Presidential Series. Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1800 Presidents St., Reston. Contact: 703/904-7878.

Korea discussion — 9:15 a.m. — The Woodrow Wilson Center holds a discussion on “The North Korean Nuclear Crisis and Inter-Korean Relations.” Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.

Climate change forum — 9:30 a.m.The Brookings Institution holds a forum, “ ’Climate Week’ Change Takes Center Stage.” Participants include: Strobe Talbott, president of the Brookings Institution; Carlos Pascual, vice president and director of foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution; James Connaughton, chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality; and David Sandalow, senior fellow of the Brookings Institution. Location: Hilton Embassy Row, 2015 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Ambassador Room. Contact: 202/797-6105.

State Department briefing — 11 a.m. — The State Department holds a press briefing on “Secretary Rice’s Schedule and U.S. Priority Issues at the United Nations General Assembly.” Location: State Department, 2201 C St. NW, Room 2209. Contact: 202/647-2492.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times.

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