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POTUS Events: With the Gang of Six

President Barack Obama walks out of the Oval Office before speaking about health care reform in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington July 15, 2009. (REUTERS/Larry Downing)

President Obama receives his daily and economic briefings this morning before 10:00 a.m., and he will meet with senior advisers at 10:30.

Obama will meet with the Gang of Six senators currently shaping health-care legislation in the Senate Finance Committee at 11:30 a.m.

At 3:15, the President will meet with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, and at 4:30, Obama will discuss counterterrorism strategy with John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism.

In the evening, Obama will campaign for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds. At 6:40 p.m., Obama will attend a fundraiser for Deeds in Tysons Corner, Va. He will speak at a rally for Deeds at 7:10, at the McLean (Va.) Hilton.

For a rundown of other noteworthy events around town, check out our Federal City Digest.

Posted at 7:19 AM ET on Aug 6, 2009  | Category:  The Daybook
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