- The Washington Times - Thursday, September 25, 2008


9:45 a.m. - Meets with the president of Lebanon in the Oval Office.

1:15 p.m. - Meets with the president of the Palestinian Authority in the Oval Office.

5:10 p.m. - Meets with the prime minister of India in the Oval Office.


10 a.m. - Federal Communications Commission – Commission meeting. Location: Room TW-C305, 445 12th St. SW.

10 a.m. - National Credit Union Administration – Board meeting. Location: Room 7047, 1775 Duke St., Alexandria.


10 a.m. - Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on broadband providers and consumer privacy. Dorothy Attwood, AT&T Services Inc.; Peter Stern, Time Warner Cable; Thomas J. Tauke, Verizon Communications Inc.; Gigi Sohn, president and co-founder, Public Knowledge. Location: Room 253, Russell Senate Office Building.

10 a.m. - Judiciary Committee markup of pending legislation and votes on nominations. Location: Room 216, Hart Senate Office Building.

2:15 p.m. - Indian Affairs Committee markup of pending legislation, followed by a hearing on pending legislation. Location: Room 628, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

2:30 p.m. - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs federal financial management, government information, federal services and international security subcommittee hearing on the increasing costs of defense weapons systems. Deputy Undersecretary of Defense James Finley; Michael Sullivan, GAO; Steven Schooner, George Washington University; Clark Murdock, CSIS. Location: Room 342, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

2:30 p.m. - Rules and Administration Committee hearing on pending nominations. Location: Room 301, Russell Senate Office Building.

2:30 p.m. - Select Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing on pending nominations. Location: Room G-50, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

3 p.m. - Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the Mideast peace process. Assistant Secretary of State C. David Welch. Location: Room 419, Dirksen Senate Office Building.


11 a.m. - Oversight and Government Reform domestic policy subcommittee hearing on tumors and cell phone use. Ronald Herberman, University of Pittsburgh; Julius Knapp, Federal Communications Commission. Location: Room 2154, Rayburn House Office Building.

12 p.m. - Financial Services Committee oversight hearing to examine the actions announced last week by the Treasury Department regarding the housing government-sponsored enterprises of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Federal Housing Finance Agency Director James Lockhart III; Fannie Mae President Herbert Allison Jr.,; Freddie Mac Chief Executive Officer David Moffett. Location: Room 2128, Rayburn House Office Building.

1:30 p.m. - House Administration Committee hearing on the rights of college students to vote. Location: Room 1310, Longworth House Office Building.

1:30 p.m. - Select Intelligence Committee business meeting. Closed. Location: Room H-405, Capitol.

2 p.m. - Budget Committee hearing on budget reform proposals. Maya MacGuineas, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget; Richard Kogan, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; C. Eugene Steuerie, Peterson Foundation. Location: Room 210, Cannon House Office Building.

2 p.m. - Select Energy Independence Committee hearing on the future of LIHEAP funding. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick; EIA Acting Administrator Howard Gruenspecht; Mark Wolfe, National Energy Assistance Directors’ Association; John Drew, Action for Boston Community Development. Location: Room 1324, Longworth House Office Building.

Source: Associated Press

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