- The Washington Times - Monday, October 23, 2006


Meets with King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, White House.


Delivers remarks at reception for the Republican National Committee, private residence, Greenwich, Conn.


2 p.m. Treasury Departmentreleases results of weekly three- and six-month bill auctions. Location: 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

4:15 p.m. —Federal Reserve Boardreleases its weekly foreign reports on the assets and liabilities of U.S.- and foreign-chartered banks and on foreign-exchange rates. Location: 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.


8:30 a.m. Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schoolsholds a meeting of the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Advisory Committee focusing on the identification of persistently dangerous schools. Location: Education Department, 400 Maryland Ave. SW. Contact: 202/205-4169.

9 a.m. —Federal Aviation Administrationholds a meeting of the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics, Special Committee 204: 406 MHz Emergency Locator Transmitters. Location: RTCA Inc., Colson Board Room, 1828 L St. NW. Suite 805. Contact: 202/833-9339.


Not in session. The Senate next meets at 10 a.m. Nov. 9. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Not in session. The House next meets at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 in a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Health care — all day The American Bar Association holds its fourth annual Washington Healthcare Summit. Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlights — 12:15 p.m. — Deputy Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II delivers remarks

1:30 p.m. — Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett delivers remarks

Location: Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City, 1250 S. Hayes St. Arlington. Contact: 312/988-6133.

Counterterrorism — 9:30 a.m. The Jamestown Foundation holds a discussion, “The Next Stage in Counter-Terrorism: Analyzing Jihadi Radicalization on the Web.” Stephen Ulph, Jamestown Foundation, participates. Location: Jamestown Foundation, 1111 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/483-8888.

Animal welfare — 10:30 a.m. The Humane Society Legislative Fund holds a press conference, on the opening day of bear-hunting season, to announce a campaign opposing Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., Maryland Republican, because of his record on animal-welfare issues. Michael Markarian, Humane Society Legislative Fund, and E. Joseph Lamp, Maryland Wildlife Advisory Commission, participate. Location: Wyndham Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel, 101 W. Fayette St., Baltimore. Contact: 301/548-7793.

Tax reform — 11:30 a.m. Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat, and former Sen. Bill Bradley, New Jersey Democrat, hold a press conference to call for a new tax-reform push to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1986 Tax Reform Act. Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/224-1170.

Press conference — 11:30 a.m. The World Bank holds a press conference to release a new report, “At Loggerheads? Agricultural Expansion, Poverty Reduction and Environment in the Tropical Forests.” Francois Bourguignon and Katherine Sierra, World Bank, participate. Location: World Bank, J Building, 701 18th St. NW. Room J1-050. Contact: 202/458-8810.

Nuclear issues — noon Georgetown University hosts a discussion on nuclear issues with Mohamed ElBaradei, International Atomic Energy Agency, and Robert Gallucci, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Location: Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Gaston Hall (third floor, Healy Hall) Contact: 202/687-4328.

Book discussion — noon — The Truman National Security Project hosts a discussion with Kurt Campbell and Michael O’Hanlon, authors of “Hard Power: The New Politics of National Security.” Location: 2168 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/216-9723.

Book discussion — 12:30 p.m. — The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) holds a discussion with Carl Schramm, author of “The Entrepreneurial Imperative.” Kevin Hassett and Henry Olsen, AEI; and Stephen Moore, the Wall Street Journal, participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW. Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Presidential power — 12:30 p.m. — The Center for American Progress (CAP) holds a discussion, “‘How Bush Rules’ and ‘How Would a Patriot Act?’ Perspectives on Presidential Power from Inside and Outside the Beltway.” Sidney Blumenthal, author of “How Bush Rules: Chronicles of a Radical Regime”; Glenn Greenwald, author of “How Would a Patriot Act?”; and Mark Agrast, CAP, participate. Location: CAP, 1333 H St. NW. 10th floor. Contact: 202/741-6388.

National security — 4 p.m. — The Catholic University of America holds a discussion, “Safeguarding America: National Security in the 21st Century.” Former Rep. Timothy J. Roemer, Indiana Democrat, and member of the September 11 commission, participates. Location: Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5600.

Lebanon — 4:15 p.m. — The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion, “The U.N. Peacekeeping Mission in Lebanon.” U.N. Undersecretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean- Marie Guehenno participates. Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Architecture — 6:30 p.m. The National Building Museum holds a “Spotlight on Design” program with Italian designer Paolo Soleri. Location: NBM, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.

Covering Iraq — 6:30 p.m. The National Press Club’s Young Members Committee hosts a forum, “Women in War” on female journalists in Iraq. Katherine Skiba, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and author of “Sister in a Band of Brothers”; and Kim Johnson, freelance journalist who covered Iraq for USA Today, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Holeman Lounge. Contact: 202/662-7501.

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