Vice President Cheney participates in a lunch for Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA) in Seattle at 3:30 pm ET. At 10:30 pm ET, Mr. Cheney delivers remarks at annual dinner of the Gerald Ford Foundation in Rancho Mirage, CA to honor Betty Ford as recipient of the 2005 Gerald Ford Medal for Distinguished Service. President Ford makes the presentation.
The Senate meets at 2:00 pm ET to consider the nomination of Judge Janice Rogers Brown to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the D.C. Circuit. No roll call votes today.
The Supreme Court meets at 10:00 to release rulings and orders. Among those that could be coming, according to ABC News' Manny Medrano: Medical marijuana, Ten Commandments, and Internet file-sharing.
In Washington State, Judge John Bridges is expected to rule whether the Republican challenge to the election of Gov. Christine Gregoire warrants a re-vote. (Whichever way it goes, the case will be retried before the state supreme court.)
Today, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Sen. Byron Dorgan will push the Democrats' agenda for working families at a 2:15 pm ET press conference on the Hill.
At 9:30 am ET, the 9/11 Public Discourse Project -- the nonprofit organization founded by former 9/11 commissioners -- holds a panel discussion on proposed changes to the CIA and FBI one year after the release of the commission's recommendations. Participants include Jamie Gorelick; Richard Thornburgh; John Gannon, former chairman of the National Intelligence Council; and Chitra Ragavan, staff writer for U.S. News and World Report.
Former Sen. John Edwards is in DC today for a conference on poverty sponsored by Call to Renewal and Bread for the World. He accepted Call to Renewal's "Joseph Award," which honors "individuals who faithfully use their position of influence to benefit those in poverty" at 8:00 am ET. Edwards, Rev. Jim Wallis, and Mary Nelson, president of Bethel New Life, spoke at the ceremony.
At 2:00 pm ET, Pentagon officials hold a media briefing about an emergency response exercise taking place there on Wednesday.
At 9:00 am ET, Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan participates in a teleconference hosted by the International Monetary Conference in Beijing. The Fed's Board of Governors holds a closed meeting at 11:30 am ET. Greenspan testifies before the House Joint Economic Committee on Thursday.
Tonight, former Vice President Al Gore receives the lifetime achievement at the 9th Annual Webby Awards in New York. We can't wait to hear the five-word speech.
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) heads to Michigan to visit Macomb and Oakland counties, and attends the Macomb County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner this evening.
CNN's Paula Zahn sits down with Cherie Blair as part of the Nation's Capital Distinguished Speakers series at the Kennedy Center at 8:00 pm ET.
As for the rest of the week . . .
President Bush welcomes British Prime Minister Tony Blair to the White House tomorrow to talk about Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as Middle East weapons and security issues.
He meets with Turkish Prime Minister Tayip Erdogan and sits down with Fox News Channel's Neil Cavuto for an interview on Wednesday.
On Thursday, the President talks about the Patriot Act at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy in Columbus, OH.
On Friday, he meets with South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun. He also tours the National Counterterrorism Center in McLean, VA.
The House is back in session tomorrow.