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Today In Washington

Highlights of today's events in Washington:

President Bush returns from foreign travel to Slovenia, Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. (South Lawn, 9 p.m.)

• Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman delivers remarks at the World Affairs Council of Northern California's fourth annual North American Forum. (U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 8:30 a.m.)


• The Senate meets at 2 p.m. for morning business and 3 p.m. to resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.6049, the "Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008." At approximately 5:30 p.m., the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.6049.

• The House is not in session.

• The Senate Finance Committee hosts the "Prepare for Launch" health reform summit. Speakers include committee chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., Sens. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, John Kerry, D-Mass., Gordon Smith, R-Ore., Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, Kent Conrad, D-N.D., Michael Crapo, R-Idaho, Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., Bob Corker, R-Tenn., Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Robert Bennett, R-Utah. (Library of Congress, events begin at 8:30 a.m.)


Richard Wike and National Journal's Bruce Stokes of the Pew Global Attitudes Project discuss results from Pew's 2008 Global Attitudes Survey, focusing on anti-Americanism. (New America Foundation, 12:15 p.m.)

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

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