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Today In Washington

Highlights of today's events in Washington:

President Bush participates in a photo opportunity and delivers remarks to the 2008 NCAA Men's Basketball Champion Kansas Jayhawks. (Rose Garden, 10:05 a.m.)

• The Senate meets at 10 a.m. for morning business and at 11 a.m. to resume consideration of the motion to process to S.3036, the "Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2008." The Senate will recess at 12:30 p.m. and reconvene after the completion of the official Senate photograph, which will occur at 2:15 p.m. in the Senate Chamber.

 

• The House meets at 2 p.m. to consider nine bills.

• Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff delivers remarks at the National Defense Industrial Association's "2008 Homeland Security Science & Technology Stakeholders Conference East" on the Electronic System for Travel Authorization for the Visa Waiver Program. (Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m.)

• Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice delivers remarks at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's Annual Policy Conference (Washington Convention Center, 10:50 a.m.) and holds a meeting with Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. (Blair House, 5:15 p.m.)

 

• Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., delivers remarks at the Regional Manufacturing Institute's Greening the Supply Chain Conference. (BWI Marriott, 8 a.m.)

• Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., James Inhofe, R-Okla., and Christopher (Kit) Bond, R-Mo., attend a news conference on the "Boxer Climate Tax proposal." (Senate Radio/TV Gallery, 11:30 a.m.)

• The American Israel Public Affairs Committee hosts its Annual Policy Conference, June 2-4. Speakers include McConnell, and Reps. Christopher Shays, R-Conn., and Mark Kirk, R-Ill. (Washington Convention Center, events begin at 10 a.m.)

• Sens. Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Bob Casey, D-Pa., discuss their trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan and future U.S. policy towards South Asia in a news conference. (Senate Radio/TV Galley, 12:15 p.m.)

 

• Details on these and other events are available in today's Daybook.

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