Today on the Hill
The Senate convenes at 9:30 a.m. ET and will resume consideration of H.R. 2346, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations. Later in the morning, a vote is scheduled on an amendment regarding funding for Guantanamo Bay.
The House is in session and meets at 10:00 a.m. to consider H.R. 2352, the "Job Creation Through Entrepreneurship Act."
Noteworthy Senate Hearings
Senate Appropriations (9:30 a.m.): State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee holds a hearing on the State Department's budget. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies. 192 Dirksen.
Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs (9:30 a.m.): Holds a hearing on "Oversight of the Troubled Asset Relief Program." Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies. 538 Dirksen.
Senate Foreign Relations (1:30 p.m.): Holds a hearing on the "Foreign Policy Priorities in the President's FY2010 International Affairs Budget." Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies. 216 Hart.
Senate Foreign Relations (9 a.m.): Africa Subcommittee holds a hearing on "Developing a Coordinated and Sustainable Strategy for Somalia." 419 Dirksen.
Joint Economic (10 a.m.): Holds a hearing on "Oil and the Economy: The Impact of Rising Global Demand on the U.S. Recovery." 210 Cannon.
Noteworthy House Hearings
House Judiciary (10 a.m.): Holds a hearing on the Federal Bureau of Investigation. FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies. 2141 Rayburn.
House Veterans' Affairs (10 a.m.): Holds a hearing on "The Growing Needs of Women Veterans: Is the Veterans' Affairs Department Ready?" 334 Cannon.
House Appropriations (12:30 p.m.): Defense Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Defense Department. Defense Secretary Robert Gates; Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Defense Comptroller Robert Hale, testify. The Capitol Visitors Center, room HVC-210.
House Appropriations (2 p.m.): Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). OMB Director Peter Orszag testifies. 2359 Rayburn.
House Education and Labor (10 a.m.): Holds a hearing on "The Obama Administration's Education Agenda." Education Secretary Arne Duncan testifies. 2175 Rayburn.
House Foreign Affairs (10 a.m.): Meets to markup H.R.1886, the "Pakistan Enduring Assistance and Cooperation Enhancement Act of 2009"; H.R.2410, the "Foreign Relations Authorization Act for FY2010 and FY2011." 2172 Rayburn.
Joint Economic (10 a.m.): Holds a hearing on "Oil and the Economy: The Impact of Rising Global Demand on the U.S. Recovery. 210 Cannon.
House Rules (3 p.m.): Meets to formulate a rule on H.R.915, the "FAA Reauthorization Act of 2009." H-313, U.S. Capitol.
House Energy and Commerce: Continues a markup of the "American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009." 2123 Rayburn.
May 20, 2009; 7:41 AM ET
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