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TODAY'S SCHEDULE (all times ET): — 7:45 am: Sens. John Kerry and John Edwards call into on MSNBC's "Imus in the Morning" —8:00 am: The Breakfast of Champions honors House Speaker Dennis Hastert, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi; Sen. Paul Sarbanes; and Reps. Martin Sabo and Judy Biggert for their support of basic science research at the Capitol, Washington, D.C. —8:00 am: Commerce Secretary Donald Evans discusses the economy and the business community at a Chamber of Commerce breakfast briefing, Washington, D.C. —8:30 am: The Labor Department releases the weekly report on initial jobless claims and the Producer Price Index for June —8:30 am: The Commerce Department releases the May report on business inventories —8:30 am: Medicare Administrator Dr. Mark McClellan briefs the National Health Council on the Drug Discount Card and the Medicare drug benefit at an event sponsored by the AARP, Washington, D.C. —9:00 am: Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle and Sens. Hillary Clinton and Byron Dorgan participate in a Senate and House Democratic Summit on voting rights, education, the economy, and health care for African-Americans, Washington, D.C. —9:15 am: The Federal Reserve Board releases the industrial production report for June —9:15 am: Iowa First Lady Christine Vilsack holds a media availability to discuss her speaking role at the Democratic National Convention, Des Moines, Iowa —9:30 am: The Senate convenes to take up the FSC/ETI JOBS Bill —9:30 am: Common Cause and Citizens for Responsible Ethics in Washington hold a news conference to discuss the ethics probe of House Majority Leader Tom DeLay at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C. —9:45 am: Off-camera press gaggle by White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan —10:00 am: First Lady Laura Bush speaks on the Heart Truth campaign and hold a media avail at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Jacksonville, Fla. —10:00 am: Sen. Kerry addresses the 95th Annual NAACP Convention at the Philadelphia Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa. —10:00 am: The House of Representatives meets for legislative business —10:00 am: The Federal Election Commission meets in Washington, D.C. —10:00 am: The Center for Public Integrity holds a press conference on "The Politics of Oil: How One of the World's Richest Industries Influences Government" at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C. —10:05 am: President Bush signs H.R. 1731, the Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act, at the White House —10:15 am: Sens. Ron Wyden, Trent Lott, and Bob Graham hold a press conference on intelligence declassification reform at the Capitol, Washington, D.C. —11:00 am: The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights holds a briefing "Election 2004: Is America Ready to Vote? Examining Integrity, Accessibility for November Elections," Washington, D.C. —12:00 pm: First Lady Laura Bush attends an RNC fundraiser luncheon, Jacksonville, Fla. —12:00 pm: Sen. John Warner holds a press conference at the Capitol on the Red Cross report on conditions at Abu Ghraib prison, Washington, D.C. —12:05 pm: Sen. Edwards makes his first stop on the campaign's "Front Porch Tour," New Orleans, La. —12:45 pm: On-camera press briefing by Press Secretary McClellan —1:30 pm: Sen. Kerry makes his first stop on the campaign's "Front Porch Tour," Lansdowne, Pa. —1:55 pm: President Bush meets with the President of Mongolia at the White House —2:30 pm: Sen. Edwards attends a town hall meeting at Letter Carriers Hall, New Orleans, La. —2:30 pm: Minority Leader Pelosi speaks at the American Federation of Teachers annual convention at the Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. —3:00 pm: The House Armed Services and International Relations committees submit resolutions calling for the Administration to turn over documents regarding care of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay and other places —3:00 pm: Defense Secretary Don Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Mongolian President Natsagiyn Bagabandi to the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. —4:10 pm: First Lady Laura Bush speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha National Convention at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, Tenn. —6:25 pm: Sen. Kerry attends a campaign fundraiser reception at the Charleston Civic Center, Charleston, W.V. —7:00 pm: White House senior political adviser Karl Rove speaks to California Republican leaders and Bush-Cheney '04 supporters at their celebration of the Second National Party for the President Day at the Marriott, Irvine, Calif. —8:15 pm: Sen. Kerry speaks at a rally at the University of Charleston, W.Va. —8:30 pm: First Lady Laura Bush hosts a nationwide conference call on the second "Party for the President Day" with Bush-Cheney supporters —9:00 pm: Sen. Edwards attends a campaign fundraiser reception at the Intercontinental Hotel, Houston, Texas

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