- The Washington Times - Friday, December 4, 2009


Visits Allentown, Pa., to kick off a “White House to Main Street” tour. Speaks with workers and shares ideas for continued economic recovery. Time TBA.


9 a.m. - Uruguay - The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the National Endowment for Democracy hold a seminar on “Uruguay’s Presidential Race: A Post-Election Assessment.” Featured will be two Uruguay specialists, Jorge Lanzaro and Arturo Porzecanski. Location: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 6th Floor Auditorium; Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center; 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

9:15 a.m. - Health care - The American Enterprise Institute holds a discussion on the fairness of current health reform bills, with James Capretta of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, John Sheils of Lewin Group and Eugene Steuerle of Urban institute. Location: 12th floor, AEI, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5806.

9:30 a.m. - AIDS - Kaiser Family Foundation holds a town hall discussion with U.S. Global AIDS coordinator Eric Goosby about the developments in the president’s AIDS plan. Location: Barbara Jordan Conference Center, Kaiser Family Foundation. 1330 G St. NW. Contact: 202/347-5270.

10 a.m. - Madoff reforms -Texas Securities Commissioner Denise Voigt Crawford, who is president of the North American Securities Administrators Association, holds a briefing to mark the approach of the one-year anniversary of the unraveling of the Madoff Ponzi scheme by outlining reforms to the financial services regulatory system required to better protect investors. Location: National Press club. Contact: 202/662-7218.

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