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Today In Washington

Highlights of today's events in Washington:

President Bush holds a moment of silence to commemorate the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 (South Lawn, 8:46 a.m.) and delivers remarks at a ceremony to dedicate the Pentagon Memorial to the memory of those killed in the terrorist attacks. (Pentagon, 9:30 a.m.)

• Vice President Dick Cheney and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice also attend both commemoration events.

 

• Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D), Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine (D) and members of Congress also attend the Pentagon Memorial dedication event.

• The Senate meets at 10:30 a.m. for morning business and 11:30 a.m. to resume consideration of S.3001, the Defense Authorization bill. At 12:30 p.m. the Senate will observe a moment of silence in memory of the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

• The House meets at 11 a.m. for legislative business.

 

• Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, host a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony. (West Front, 11:45 a.m.)

• Sens. Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, host a news conference to announce bipartisan energy tax legislation. (215 Dirksen, 11:15 a.m.)

• Reps. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., Phil English, R-Pa., Thomas Petri, R-Wis., Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D., and Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., participate in an awards reception as part of the 2008 Assets Learning Conference on Advancing America's Assets Agenda." (National Postal Museum, 6:30 p.m.)

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

 

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