- The Washington Times - Friday, December 22, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Christmas pageant 3 p.m. The Washington National Cathedral presents its annual Christmas pageant, re-enacting Jesus' birth under the watchful eye of angels and animals with the visit of the three Magi. Location: Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Contact: 202/537-6248.

White House e-mail case hearing 10 a.m. U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth conducts an evidentiary hearing in the White House e-mail case brought by Judicial Watch, including testimony from Northrup Grumman attorneys. Location: Courtroom 21, U.S. Federal Courthouse, Third Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/646-5172. Note: A news conference will be held on the courthouse steps following the hearing.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

No public events are scheduled.

PRESIDENT-ELECT GEORGE W. BUSH

Expected to make Cabinet announcements, and meet with representatives of agriculture groups to discuss the struggling U.S. farm economy.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases its report on durable goods manufacturers' shipments and orders for November 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases its report on personal income and outlays for October 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases weekly coal report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

No events are listed.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Adjourned sine die. The 107th Congress convenes Jan. 3. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Adjourned sine die. The 107th Congress convenes Jan. 3. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Communications skills seminar 9 a.m. CareerTrack presents a one-day seminar, "High-Impact Communication Skills for Women: What Makes You Clam Up, Shut Down or Fall Apart?" Location: Holiday Inn on the Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 800/315-5854.

Holiday retail sales discussion 10 a.m. The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference that features a discussion on the strength of this year's holiday retail sales season and latest trends. The speaker is Tracy Mullin, National Retail Federation president. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.

Rally for Jerusalem 11 a.m. The Coordinating Council of Muslim organizations of Greater Washington, D.C., holds a rally for Jerusalem as part of "the Worldwide Day for Jerusalem."

Highlights 11 a.m. Rally in Lafayette Park.

12:15 p.m. Friday prayers, Lafayette Park.

1 p.m. March from Lafayette Park to the State Department. Contact: 202/271-6158.

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