- The Washington Times - Wednesday, October 25, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

Signs the Secure Fence Act of 2006, Roosevelt Room, the White House. Attends a Jeff Lamberti for Congress and Iowa Victory 2006 reception, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines. Attends a Mike Bouchard for Senate reception, Mabry Banquet and Convention Center, Warren, Mich. Returns to Washington.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Censusreleases the advance report on durable goods — manufacturers’ shipments and orders for September. Location: 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. Department of the Armyholds a meeting of the Historical Advisory Committee to review and discuss the status of historical activities in the Army. Location: Fort McNair, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Collins Hall, Building 35, 103 Third Ave. Contact: 202/685-2706.

10 a.m. —Consumer Product Safety Commissionholds a meeting to discuss issues related to an advance notice of proposed rule making for portable generators. Location: Bethesda Towers, 4330 East-West Highway, Room 420, Bethesda. Contact: 301/504-7923.

SUPREME COURT

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

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

Legal reform summit — all day The U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds its seventh annual “Legal Reform Summit.” Events begin at 8:45 a.m. Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff participate. Location: USCC, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.

Religion workshop — all day The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a workshop, “Religion and the American Future.” Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlight — 10:45 a.m. — John Green, University of Akron, and Fred Barnes, Weekly Standard, discuss “Religion and Politics.”

Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Economic growth — 9 a.m. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) holds a presentation, “Promoting Economic Growth and Development: The Policy Framework for Investment.” Wes Scholz, State Department and Rainer Geiger, OECD, participate. Location: Capitol Hill Club, 300 First St. SE. Contact: 202/785-6323.

Black vote — 10:30 a.m. The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies holds a discussion with David Bositis, Joint Center, on how the black vote will affect the midterm elections and how well black candidates are faring in their races. Location: The Joint Center, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 1100. Contact: 202/789-6366.

Dealing with North Korea — noon The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs holds a discussion, “Dealing With Nuclear North Korea: Views From Beijing, Seoul and Tokyo.” Mike Mochizuki, associate professor of political science and international affairs at GWU and Kirk Larsen, Korea Foundation, participate. Location: GWU Elliott School, 1957 E St. NW. Contact: 202/994-6240.

Iraq and Afghanistan — 12:30 p.m. — The Brookings Institution holds a discussion on Iraq and Afghanistan with Sen. Jack Reed, Rhode Island Democrat. Location: Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.

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