- The Washington Times - Monday, May 20, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Bush-Putin summit discussion noon The Heritage Foundation holds a panel discussion on "Bush-Putin Summit: Building a Strategic Partnership in the War on Terror." Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/675-1752.
Afghanistan news conference 4 p.m. The Embassy of Afghanistan holds a news conference with Afghan Interior Minister Younis Qanooni. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/416-1629.

PRESIDENT BUSH
Makes remarks on democracy and freedom in Cuba at the White House and travels to Miami to make remarks on Cuba Independence Day and attend a Republican Party of Florida dinner
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ECONOMIC REPORTS
2 p.m. Treasury Department releases the weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.
2 p.m. Treasury Department issues the "Monthly Budget" for April. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
9 a.m. Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board holds a meeting. Location: Fourth Floor Conference Room, 1250 H St. NW. Contact: 202/942-1640.
9 a.m. Health and Human Services Department holds a meeting of the Center for Scientific Review advisory committee to review assurance documents for a research proposal involving the use of human embryonic stem cells. Location: Conference Room 9100, Two Rockledge Center, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.

SUPREME COURT
Meets at 10 a.m. to release orders and opinions. No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Meets at 1 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES
2 p.m. Special Committee on Aging holds a hearing on financial exploitation of the elderly. Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5364.

HOUSE
Meets at 12:30 p.m. for morning hour and 2 p.m. for legislative business. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Politics online conference all day George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management holds the Eighth Politics Online Conference.
Highlights 9 a.m. "The New Campaign Finance Law: Impact on Internet Politics."
Noon Kathleen Hall Jamieson, dean of the Annenberg School for Communication, "Inside the Web User's Mind."
4 p.m. "Just When, Exactly, Is It Spam? (And When Is It Okay?)"
Location: Media and Public Affairs Building, George Washington University, 805 21st St. NW. Contact: 202/994-8934.
Homeland security conference all day The National District Attorneys Association holds its Capitol Conference on Homeland Security.
Highlights 9 a.m. Tom Ridge, director of the Office of Homeland Security.
11 a.m. Robert S. Mueller III, Federal Bureau of Investigations director.
4 p.m. "Prosecution after September 11: Assisting in the Terrorism Efforts While Meeting Local Law Enforcement Needs."
Location: Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, 625 First St., Alexandria. Contact: 703/519-1653.
Community development convention all day The National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development holds its annual convention, "The Time is Right, The Time is Now, Build National Capacity."
Highlights noon Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta.
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/223-2442.
Transportation security discussion 9 a.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion on "U.S. Transportation Security." Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta speaks at 9 a.m. A panel discussion follows. Location: B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Bush-Putin summit briefing noon The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace holds a preliminary briefing on the Bush-Putin summit. Location: 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/939-2372.
Bush's Cuba policy news conference 1 p.m. Democratic members of Congress hold a news conference on President Bush's Cuba policy. Location: Capitol, Senate Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/224-0346, 202/224-2551, or 202/224-3553


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