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POTUS Events: Q & A on Health Care

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama head to a reception for ambassadors at the White House, July 28, 2009. (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images).

President Obama starts his day with his routine briefings. The Senate Judiciary Committee is slated to vote on Obama's nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be an associate justice on the Supreme Court. The confirmation hearing starts at 10:00 a.m.

At 1:30 p.m., the president particiaptes in a tele-town hall at AARP and takes questions on his health-care reform goals.

At 4:00 p.m., Obama and Vice President Biden meet with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury secretary Timothy Geithner to discuss the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, with a focus on ideas concerning global economic recovery, North Korea and climate change. Following the meeting, Obama and Biden meet with the expanded delegations of the Dialogue in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs holds the daily press briefing at 3:00 p.m.
For a rundown of other noteworthy events around town, check out our Federal City Digest.

Posted at 7:10 AM ET on Jul 28, 2009  | Category:  The Daybook
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