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The Senate convenes at 10 a.m. ET to resume consideration of amendments of H.R.1105, the omnibus appropriations bill. Votes will begin at 11:45 a.m. The House convenes at 10:30 a.m.

Noteworthy Senate Hearings:
Senate Foreign Relations (10 a.m.): Holds a hearing on "Iranian Political and Nuclear Realities and U.S. Policy Options." Frank Wisner, former U.S. ambassador to Zambia, Egypt, the Philippines, and India; and Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations testify.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources (10 a.m.): Holds a hearing on the progress on smart grid initiatives authorized in the "Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007," and funded in the stimulus bill.

Senate Budget (10 a.m.): Holds a hearing on "Economic and Budget Challenges for the Short and Long Term." Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies.


Noteworthy House Committee Hearings
House Armed Services (10 a.m.): Military Personnel Subcommittee holds a hearing on recruiting, retention and end strength overview.

House Appropriations (10 a.m.): Homeland Security Subcommittee holds a hearing on "Health Services for Detainees in U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) Custody."

House Budget (11 a.m.): Holds a hearing on "The President's FY2010 Budget." Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag testifies.

House Ways and Means (12:30 p.m.): Holds a hearing on the president's budget proposals for FY2010. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies.

House Appropriations (2 p.m.): Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee holds a hearing on "The Place of NASA & the National Science Foundation in the Overall Science Enterprise."

House Rules (3 p.m.): Meets to formulate a rule on H.R.157, the "District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009."


By washingtonpost.com  |  March 3, 2009; 6:18 AM ET
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