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Washington Summary
Daily Edition
May 7, 2007

Congressional Record, Vol. 155, No. 70 (May 4, 2007)
CQ Today, Vol. 43, No. 79 (May 7, 2007)
Federal Register, Vol. 72, No. 86 (May 7, 2007)

The Senate is in session today.
The House is in session today.

Children and Families

Hearings

The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing titled, “Can the Middle Class Make Ends Meet? Economic Issues for America’s Working Families.” 5/10/07, 10 am, 215 Dirksen.

Courts/Judiciary

Committee Action

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a confirmation hearing on the following pending judicial nominations: Leslie Southwick, to be U.S. District Circuit Judge for the 5th Circuit; Janet T. Neff, of Michigan, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Michigan; and Liam O’Grady, of Virginia, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia. 5/10/07, 10 am, 226 Dirksen.

The House Judiciary Committee will hold an oversight hearing on the Justice Department. 5/10/07, 9:30 am, 2141 Rayburn.

Election Law

Hearings

The Information Policy, Census, and National Archives Subcommittee, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, will hold a field hearing titled, “Certification and Testing of Electronic Voting Systems.” 5/7/07, 9:30 am, City Hall, New York, New York.

The House Administration Committee will mark up HR 811, to amend the Help American Vote Act of 2002, to require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot under Title III of such act. 5/8/07, 1 pm, 1310 Longworth.

Gun Violence

Hearings

The Domestic Policy Subcommittee, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, will hold a hearing titled, “Lethal Loopholes: Deficiencies in State and Federal Gun Purchase Laws.” 5/10/07, 2 pm, 2154 Rayburn.

Immigration

Hearings

The Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law Subcommittee, House Judiciary Committee, will hold a hearing on the role of family-based immigration in the U.S. immigration system. 5/8/07, 9:30 am, 2141 Rayburn.

The Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law Subcommittee, House Judiciary Committee, will hold a hearing on the impact of immigration on states and localities. 5/11/07, 9 am, 2141 Rayburn.





 






 




 





 

 


 



 




 

 


 

 


 





 

 








 




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