- The Washington Times - Friday, January 3, 2003

Impact of money on federal elections 9 a.m. U.S. PIRG holds a news briefing, "Look Who's Not Coming To Washington." Topics include the impact of money on federal elections and the role large donors have in preventing many people from serving as elected officials. Adam Lioz of U.S. PIRG; Gail Crook, U.S. Senate write-in candidate from Virginia; and Mike Battles, Republican primary candidate from Rhode Island's 1st District, participate. Location: 1539 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/546-9707.
"No Child Left Behind" 10 a.m. The Center for Education Policy holds a news briefing to release a report, "From the Capital to the Classroom," which examines progress in enacting the "No Child Left Behind" education legislation since its passage last year. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/955-9450.

In Crawford, Texas

10 a.m. Commerce Department's Bureau of the Census releases new construction figures for November. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

No events are listed.

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

Stands adjourned sine die until noon on Tuesday. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

Stands adjourned sine die until noon on Tuesday. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

Lobbying conference all day American University's Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies holds its biannual Public Affairs and Advocacy Institute. Topics include the art and craft of the lobbying profession, strategy and tactics, regulations and ethics. Location: AU, room 5, Ward Circle Building, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5952.
Campaign conference all day American University's Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies holds its biannual Campaign Management Institute. Topics include campaign techniques, strategy and tactics, and technological developments. Location: AU, room 6, Ward Circle Building, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5952.
American law schools all day Association of American Law Schools hosts its annual meeting, "Legal Education Engages the World." Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/296-8851.
Social sciences meeting all day Allied Social Science Associations, the American Economic Association and the Association for Social Economics hold the Annual National Allied Social Sciences Associations Meeting. Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 615/322-3509.
Federalist Society conference all day The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies hosts the 2003 Federalist Society Faculty Division Conference.
Highlights 9 a.m. "The Criminalization of Corporate Conduct."
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. RSVP to 202/822-8138.
Autoimmune disease seminar noon National Institutes of Health hosts a Director's Seminar Series program, "Pathogenesis and Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis, A Complex Human Autoimmune Disease." Dr. Roland Martin, Neuroimmunology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, participates. Location: NIH, building 1, Wilson Hall, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1921.
Democratic Education 12:30 p.m. The Foundation for Democratic Education meets. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, First Amendment Room. Contact: 202/347-2348.
"Elections, Governments, Wars or Peace" 2 p.m. Israel Policy Forum hosts a conference-call briefing, "Elections, Governments, Wars or Peace." Stephen Cohen, senior fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings Institution, participates. Contact: 212/245-4227.
Space Shuttle Columbia 2 p.m. National Aeronautics and Space Administration holds a briefing to preview the 16-day flight of Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 on a multifaceted science research mission.
Highlights 3:30 p.m. STS-107 crew news conference, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, and televised on NASA-TV
Location: NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW. Contact: 202/358-1874.
International Antitrust Frontiers 2 p.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research-Brookings Joint Center hosts a discussion, "International Antitrust Frontiers." Damien Neven, University of Geneva; Caglar Ozden, Emory University; Michael Salinger, Boston University; Simon Evenett, University of Bern, Switzerland; and Robert Hahn, Joint Center, participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5903.
History of the Jews in Germany 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore holds a book discussion on "The Pity of It All," which focuses on the history of Jews in Germany from the emancipation to the Holocaust. Topics include Jews representing 1 percent of the German population and the high visibility of Jewish success eliciting intense feelings of envy and resentment. Amos Elon, author, participates. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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