Thursday, July 20, 2006
DAYAHEAD/Events making news today
  • President Bush addresses the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People at 10:30 a.m. ET in the Washington Convention Center. Bush then meets with the First Vice President of Government of National Unity of Sudan and President of Southern Sudan at 11:40 a.m. ET in the Oval Office.

  • The Senate convenes at 9:30 a.m. ET and begins considering the Voting Rights reauthorization bill. The House gavels into session at 10 a.m. ET.

  • Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-New York), a potential presidential candidate, was scheduled to speak before the Children Now Conference on "The future of children's media: Advertising" at 9 a.m. ET. Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kansas), a potential presidential candidate, addresses the conference at 11:10 a.m. ET.

  • First Lady Laura Bush delivers 10:20 a.m. ET remarks at "The Big Read Event" being held at the Library of Congress.

  • House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) holds a 10:30 a.m. ET on-camera briefing in the House Radio and Television Gallery.

  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California) holds a 10:45 a.m. ET on-camera briefing in room H-206 of the Capitol.

  • Rep. John Murtha (D-Pennsylvania) receives the "Edmund S. Muskie Distinguished Public Service Award" from the Center for National Policy at noon in the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Murtha will also make remarks on national security.

  • Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania) delivers a 12:30 p.m. ET National Press Club speech "on the war against 'Islamic fascism.'"

  • Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rahm Emanuel (Illinois) and Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairman Chuck Schumer (New York) hold a 12:45 p.m. ET conference call with reporters to discuss "protecting Ohio voters this Fall."

  • Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean attends the opening ceremony for the College Democrats annual convention in St. Louis at 7:30 p.m. ET.

  • Republican National Committee Chairman Ken Mehlman attends fundraisers and political events in New Mexico that are closed press.
  • Posted By Mark Preston, CNN Political Unit: 7/20/2006 10:43:00 AM ET | Permalink
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