- The Washington Times - Thursday, December 29, 2005

PRESIDENT BUSH

At the family ranch in Crawford, Texas.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases figures of the unemployment insurance claims for the week. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-5902.

4 p.m. —National Oilseed Processors Associationreleases its weekly report on the soybean crush. Location: 1255 23rd St. NW, Suite 850. Contact: 202/452-8040.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

Noon National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine to receive remarks by the director, and to discuss a Small Business Innovative Research concept. Location: 6707 Democracy Blvd., Two Democracy, Room 401, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-6701.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Not in session. The Senate reconvenes Tuesday noon in a pro forma session, then adjourns until 10 a.m. Jan. 18. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. The House reconvenes Tuesday noon, then adjourns until noon Jan. 31. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Language convention — all day The Modern Language Association holds its 121st annual convention. Events begin 8 a.m. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 646/576-5266.

Highlight — 8:30 a.m. — “Electronic Journals 2005,” Delaware Suite A

Home sales briefing — 9:30 a.m. The National Association of Realtors holds a briefing with chief economist David Lereah to release a report on existing-home sales. Location: The National Association of Realtors, 500 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/383-1000.

Tsunami remembrance — 3:45 p.m. The Indonesian Embassy, Islamic Relief and the International Institute for Psychological Development hold a reception, “A Year After: Remembrance for the Tsunami Victims.” Location: The Indonesian Embassy, 2020 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/725-2353.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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