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Today on the Hill

The House meets at 12:30 p.m. ET. The House addresses legislative business at 2:00 p.m. All votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m. The Senate convenes at 2:00 p.m. to resume consideration of H.R.1105, the omnibus appropriations bill. Roll call votes are expected around 5:30 p.m.

Noteworthy Senate Committee Hearings
Finance -- on the nomination of Ron Kirk to become U.S. trade representative. Kirk testifies at 5 p.m.

Health, Education, Labor and Pensions -- on "Preventing Worker Exploitation: Protecting Individuals With Disabilities and Other Vulnerable Populations." John McKeon, deputy administrator for enforcement in the Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division, is among those to testify, 2:30 p.m.

There are no noteworthy House Committee Hearings.

By Washington Post editors  |  March 9, 2009; 6:58 AM ET
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The Borgen Project has some good info on the cost of addressing global poverty.

$30 billion: Annual shortfall to end world hunger.
$550 billion: U.S. Defense budget

Posted by: atsegga | March 9, 2009 7:28 PM | Report abuse

The Borgen Project has some good info on the cost of addressing global poverty.

$30 billion: Annual shortfall to end world hunger.
$550 billion: U.S. Defense budget

Posted by: atsegga | March 9, 2009 7:29 PM | Report abuse

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