Today on the Hill
The Senate convenes at 9:00 a.m. ET and will resume consideration of H.R. 2346, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations. At 10:00, a cloture vote on H.R. 2346 will occur.
The House meets at 10:00 a.m. and will take up S. 454, the Weapons Acquisition System Reform Through Enhancing Technical Knowledge and Oversight Act of 2009.
Noteworthy Senate Hearings
Senate (Select) Intelligence (2:30 p.m.): Holds a hearing on the nominations of Stephen Preston to be general counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency; and Robert Litt to be general counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The nominees testify. 216 Hart.
Senate Indian Affairs (2:15 p.m.): Holds a hearing on executive branch authority to acquire trust lands for Indian tribes. 628 Dirksen.
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (2 p.m.): Holds a hearing on "Where Were the Watchdogs? Financial Regulatory Lessons from Abroad. 342 Dirksen.
Senate Foreign Relations (9:30 a.m.): Holds a hearing on "A New Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan." Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen testifies. 419 Dirksen.
Noteworthy House Hearings
House Judiciary (noon): Holds a hearing on "Ramifications of Auto Industry Bankruptcies." 2141 Rayburn.
House Energy and Commerce: Meets to markup H.R.2454, the "American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009." 2123 Rayburn.
House Budget (10 a.m.): Holds a hearing on "The State of the Economy." Douglas Elmendorf, director of the Congressional Budget Office, testifies. 210 Cannon.
House Appropriations (10 a.m.): Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Treasury Department. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies. 2359 Rayburn .
May 21, 2009; 7:15 AM ET
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