- The Washington Times - Monday, October 23, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

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

VICE PRESIDENT

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

ECONOMIC REPORTS

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.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

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.

SENATE

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.

HOUSE

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.

GENERAL AGENDA

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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