Today's Schedule (all times Eastern):
—9:30 am: Senate Armed Services Committee has classified briefing from former U.N. weapons inspector David Kay, Capitol Hil —9:30 am: Senate convenes for legislative business —10:00 am: House convenes for a pro forma session —10:00 am: Senator John Kerry delivers remarks on Supreme Court issues to the National Council of Negro Women, D.C. —10:00 am: Senators Robert Byrd and Ted Kennedy hold a press conference to discuss Iraq, Capitol Hill —10:15 am: Women's Law Center holds press conference to call for criminal charges to be pressed against Arnold Schwarzenegger, Arcadia, Calif. —10:30 am: Governor Howard Dean, General Wesley Clark, Representative Dennis Kucinich, Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun, and Senator Kerry address the DNC fall meeting, D.C. —11:00 am: Representative Kucinich attends a campaign rally, D.C. —11:30 am: Arnold Schwarzenegger attends a campaign event at the Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, Calif. —11:35 am: President Bush makes remarks on the economy, Milwaukee —12:20 pm: Vice President Cheney makes remarks at a fundraiser for Congressman Jim Gerlach, Malvern, Pa. —1:00 pm: General Clark addresses the 2nd Annual Military Reporters and Editors Convention, Crystal City, Va. —1:00 pm: Governor Dean holds a town hall meeting at Howard University, D.C. —1:05 pm: President Bush attends a Bush-Cheney 2004 fundraiser luncheon, Milwaukee —1:05 pm: Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante holds a press availability, Redding, Calif. —1:40 pm: Arnold Schwarzenegger tours Pueblo Building Materials, Santa Clarita, Calif. —2:00 pm: Representative Dick Gephardt attends a campaign rally with Governor Gray Davis, Long Beach, Calif. —3:00 pm: Maria Shriver addresses the California Women Excellence in Leadership Awards meeting, Newport Beach, Calif. —5:00 pm: Governor Dean attends a campaign rally at the College of Charleston, Charleston, S.C. —5:30 pm: Senator Bob Graham attends a campaign fundraiser, West Palm Beach, Fla. —5:45 pm: Arnold Schwarzenegger attends a campaign event at the Marketplace, Bakersfield, Calif. —6:30 pm: Lieutenant Governor Bustamante speaks to minority groups at Emanuel Baptist Church, San Jose, Calif. —7:00 pm: President and Mrs. Bush attend the 2003 National Book Festival Gala, D.C. —7:00 pm: Representative Dennis Kucinich speaks about human rights at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C. —7:30 pm: Representative Gephardt attends a private fundraiser hosted by Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, San Francisco —7:35 pm: Vice President Cheney delivers remarks at a Bush-Cheney 2004 fundraiser reception, Des Moines —9:00 pm: State Senator Tom McClintock attends a campaign event with Assemblyman Jay LaSuer, El Cajon, Calif. —11:00 pm: Lieutenant Governor Bustamante attends a get-out-the-vote rally, Fresno, Calif. —12:00 am: "California Guys for the Arnold Lifestyle" sponsor a rally at Barfly to celebrate today's republication of the 1977 Oui magazine interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Los Angeles
Another simple day:
-- While the sharpies-without-tracking-polls speculate the heck out of what effect all this last-minute Schwarzenegger stuff will have, and the sharpies-with-tracking-polls have one meaningful weekday left to figure it out.
-- as Wall Street types get (irrationally?) exuberant over today's employment numbers.