The Note: Lawyers Involved in the Case

The House will convene at 12:30 pm ET. Mr. Blunt of Missouri has a pen and pad session today with reporters at 11:30 am ET.

Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) delivers a major speech on energy policy at 9:00 am ET to the Cleantech Venture Forum at the Wyndham Hotel in Washington, DC.

Speaker Hastert and House Republican leaders will address the increasing energy prices in America at a 1:30 pm ET Captiol Hill press conference.

The seven Republican Senators who make up the Senate "fiscal watch team" -- Sens. Brownback, Coburn, DeMint, Ensign, Graham, McCain, and Sununu -- unveil "specific offsets" to hurricane spending relief at 12:30 pm ET on Capitol Hill.

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will meet with Hurricane Katrina survivors at 11:00 am ET on Capitol Hill to discuss how "Republican budget cuts will hurt Gulf Coast citizens, and what the Congress should be doing to help these families with health care, education, and housing."

The Senate convenes at 9:30 am ET. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of HR 3010, Labor-HHS appropriations. A roll call vote has been scheduled to occur on an amendment to the bill at 10:30 am ET.

The Senate holds its weekly policy luncheons from 12:30 pm to 2:15 pm ET today.

Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack, Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), Al From, Gene Sperling, and others hold an 11:00 am ET DLC roundtable entitled, "The Democratic Alternative: Restoring Fiscal Responsibility" at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, DC.

Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) holds an 11:00 am ET press conference on Capitol Hill to announce the re-introduction of "comprehensive immigration reform legislation."

Sens. Russ Feingold (D-WI) and John Sununu (R-NH) hold a 2:15 pm ET presser on the Hill to emphasize their support for the Senate version of the Patriot Act reauthorization – the Senate version places checks on the most controversial provisions of the Patriot Act. (Note to Sen. Feingold: Quite the sneaky way to get Granite State coverage, sir.)

At 8:00 pm ET, Sen. Clinton will join Sen. Jon Corzine at an Essex County dinner in West Orange, NJ. Earlier in the day, Corzine holds a 1:30 pm ET labor event in Bloomfield, NJ.

Republican Majority for Choice endorses New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Doug Forrester (R) at 1:00 pm ET at the Newark Airport Marriott.

Lt. Gov. Tim Kaine (D) attends a 9:15 am ET Council for Rural Virginia Membership meeting in Roanoke, VA. He then holds a campaign rally in Harrisonburg, VA at 12:00 pm ET before meeting with voters in Staunton, VA at 2:00 pm ET and with voters in Waynesboro, VA at 3:30 pm ET.

Former Attorney General Jerry Kilgore delivers 11:00 am ET remarks to the Virginia Municipal League. He began his day by speaking to the Midlothian Rotary Club in Richmond at 7:00 am ET.

Former President Bill Clinton delivers the keynote speech at a "Generation Engage" event at a Ralph Lauren store in New York City.

Be sure to check out the rest of today's events in our expanded schedule section below.

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