AP national news calendar

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Posted: Mar 04, 2011 5:19 PM
AP national news calendar

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of March 6-12, 2011. Note that many events, especially court appearances, are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST):

SUNDAY: No events of note.

MONDAY: Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for January, 3 p.m.

TUESDAY: No events of note.

WEDNESDAY: Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for January, 10 a.m.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade for January, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases federal budget for February, 2 p.m.

FRIDAY: Commerce Department releases retail sales for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for January, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for January, 10 a.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, MARCH 6:

No events of note.

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MONDAY, MARCH 7:

Vice President Joe Biden visits Finland, Russia and Moldova during the week of March 7.

Washington _ President Barack Obama meets with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

Washington _ Supreme Court issues orders.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 8:

President Barack Obama visits a Boston school to promote his education agenda.

Washington _ Supreme Court on break until March 21.

Washington _ Senate Budget Committee hearing on the report by the presidential deficit commission.

Washington _ Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee about the president's budget proposal.

Washington _ Interior Secretary Ken Salazar testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

Washington _ White House budget director Jacob Lew testifies before the House Appropriations Committee.

Brown-Forman Corp. releases quarterly financial results.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9:

Washington _ Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies at an oversight hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Washington _ Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.

Washington _ U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on the president's trade agenda.

Washington _ Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the housing market.

Washington _ FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

Washington _ Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

Washington _ Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

Washington _ Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

H&R Block, Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

Lisbon _ Portugal, trying to avoid asking for a bailout, aims to borrow up to 1 billion euros from investors in its second bond auction of the year. Results expected midmorning.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 10:

Washington _ President Barack Obama hosts a White House conference on preventing school bullying.

Washington _ Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on current and future worldwide threats to the U.S.

Washington _ Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on information-sharing in the era of WikiLeaks.

Washington _ Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

Washington _ Education Secretary Arne Duncan testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

Washington _ House Agriculture Committee hearing on the impact of federal environmental regulations on agriculture.

Smithfield Foods Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 11:

Washington _ President Barack Obama honors the Chicago Blackhawks for winning hockey's Stanley Cup last season.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 12:

Washington _ Annual Gridiron Club dinner, with President Barack Obama expected to attend.