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Between Senate confirmation hearings, House hearings on economic policy and legislation hitting the floor, it's looking like a tightly packed Tuesday.

The House meets at 12:30 p.m. for an hour and considers legislation beginning at 2 p.m. All votes are postponed until 6:30 p.m.

The Senate convenes at 10 a.m. to consider S. 22 the Omnibus Lands Bill, and will recess at 12:30 p.m. for the weekly caucus lunches.

Senate Confirmation Hearings

Hillary Clinton for Secretary of State (Foreign Relations), 9:30 a.m.
Steven Chu for Secretary of Energy (Energy), 10 a.m.
Peter Orszag for Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Robert Nabors to be deputy director (Budget), 9 a.m.
Arne Duncan for Secretary of Education (Health, Education, Labor and Pensions) -- 10 a.m.

For nominee profiles, check out the Washington Post's interactive feature, Building 44.

Notable House Committee Hearings

Rules Committee -- Meets to Consider rule on H.R. 384, the TARP Reform and Accountability Act of 2009 and the S-CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2009

Financial Services Committee -- Prioritizes plans for the next administration concerning the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP).

--Sarah Lovenheim

By Washington Post editors  |  January 13, 2009; 8:00 AM ET
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