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The Senate and House are both in session today. The Senate will resume consideration of S.160, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act, at 9:30 a.m. ET. A roll call vote is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.

Noteworthty Senate Hearings
Armed Services, 9:30 a.m. -- Holds a hearing on strategic options for the way ahead in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, 10 a.m. -- Holds a hearing on the "Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan." Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testifies.

Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, 10 a.m. -- Holds a hearing on "Integrative Care: A Pathway to a Healthier Nation."

Joint Economic, 10 a.m. -- Holds a hearing on "Restoring the Economy: Strategies for Short-term and Long-term Change." Paul Volcker, chairman of the President's Economic Advisory Board, and others to testify.

Foreign Relations, 2:30 p.m. -- Holds a hearing on "Engaging with Muslim Communities Around the World." Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and others to testify.

Noteworthy House Hearings
Energy and Commerce, 9:30 a.m. -- Energy and Environment Subcommittee holds a hearing on "Renewable Energy: Complementary Policies for Climate Legislation."

Financial Services, 10 a.m. -- Holds a hearing on "Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy." Joseph Stiglitz, professor at Columbia University, and others to testify.

Judiciary, 10 a.m. -- Courts and Competition Policy Subcommittee holds a hearing on "Competition in the Ticketing and Promotion Industry," focusing on the proposed merger between Ticketmaster and Live Nation. Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino and Ticketmaster CEO Irving Azoff to testify.

Foreign Affairs, 11 a.m. - Middle East and South Asia Subcommittee holds a hearing on "Building a Strategic Partnership: U.S.-India Relations in the Wake of Mumbai."





By washingtonpost.com  |  February 25, 2009; 6:25 PM ET
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