- The Washington Times - Wednesday, December 27, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

At his ranch in Crawford, Texas

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. — Census Bureau releases a report on new residential sales for November 2006. Location: 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

10:30 a.m. — Energy Information Administration releases the weekly petroleum status report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

1 p.m. — Energy Information Administration releases the weekly heating oil and propane residential and wholesale price data report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

No events are listed.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Stands adjourned. The 110th Congress convenes Jan. 4. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Stands adjourned. The 110th Congress convenes Jan. 4. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

‘Fallen Heroes’ report — all day — The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund releases its annual End of Year Line of Duty “Fallen Heroes” report, which features preliminary data and information regarding thenumber and causes of law-enforcement deaths in the United States in 2006. Location: None given. Contact: 202/279-0303.

Home tour — 9 a.m. — The Phillips Collection holds its Art at Home Holiday Tour, where younger audiences will be introduced to the permanent collection and to “The Societe Anonyme: Modernism for America” exhibition through interactive games. Location: The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. Contact: 202/387-2151.

Iraq strategy — 11 a.m. — The Center for American Progress holds a conference-call briefing to discuss its new memo, “Critical Choice for Iraq: A new strategy for stability and progress in the Middle East, or a military escalation.” Larry Korb and Brian Katulis, senior fellows at the Center for American Progress, participate. Location: None given. Contact: 202/741-6388.

Polar-bear briefing — 2:30 p.m. — Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dale Hall hold a conference-call briefing to discuss the status of polar bears. A press release and other materials will be posted on line at the beginning of the call at www.doi.gov. Location: None given. Contact: 202/208-3008.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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