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President Obama's Schedule Today (12/1/09)

In the morning, President Obama and Vice President Biden will receive the Economic Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. Later, the president will meet with Nobel Laureates and their families in the Oval Office. He will also meet with senior advisers in the Oval Office. Following that meeting, the president and vice president will meet with Secretary Gates in the Oval Office.

Mr. Obama and Biden will also meet with Congressional Leadership in the afternoon to discuss the administration's strategy in Afghanistan. Below is the list of invited congressional leaders:

House:
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.
Rep. Steny Hoyer, Majority Leader, D-Md.
Rep. John Boehner, Republican Leader, R-Ohio
Rep. James Clyburn, Majority Whip, D-S.C.
Rep. Eric Cantor, Republican Whip, R-Va.
Rep. Ike Skelton, Armed Services Committee Chairman, D-Mo.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, Armed Services Committee Ranking Member, R-Calif.
Rep. Howard Berman, Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman, D-Calif.
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member R-Fla.
Rep. David Obey, Appropriations Committee Chairman, D-Wis.
Rep. Jerry Lewis, Appropriations Committee Ranking Member, R-Calif.
Rep. Nita Lowey, State & Foreign Operations Subcommittee Chairman, D-N.Y.
Rep. Kay Granger, State & Foreign Operations Subcommittee Ranking Member, R-Texas
Rep. John "Jack" Murtha, Defense Subcommittee Chairman, D-Pa.
Rep. Bill Young, Defense Subcommittee Ranking Member, R-Fla.
Rep. Silvestre Reyes, Intelligence Committee Chairman, D-Texas
Rep. Peter Hoekstra, Intelligence Committee Ranking Member, R-Mich.

Senate:
Sen. Harry Reid, Majority Leader, D-Nev.
Sen. Dick Durbin, Majority Whip, D-Ill.
Sen. Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, R-Ky.
Sen. Jon Kyl, Republican Whip, R-Ariz.
Sen. Carl Levin, Armed Services Committee Chairman, D-Mich.
Sen. John McCain, Armed Services Committee Ranking Member, R-Ariz.
Sen. Daniel Inouye, Appropriations Committee Chairman and Defense Subcommittee Chairman, D-Hawaii
Sen. Thad Cochran, Appropriations Committee Ranking Member and Defense Subcommittee Ranking Member, R-Miss.
Sen. John Kerry, Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, D-Mass.
Sen. Richard Lugar, Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member, R-Ind.
Sen. Patrick Leahy, Foreign Operations Subcommittee Chairman, D-Vt.
Sen. Judd Gregg, Foreign Operations Subcommittee Ranking Member, R-N.H.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Intelligence Committee Chair, D-Calif.
Sen. Kit Bond, Intelligence Committee Ranking Member, R-Mo.

Mr. Obama will then travel to the United States Military Academy at West Point to address the nation. Following the speech, the president will sign the United States Military Academy at West Point guest book at the superintendent's quarters before returning to the White House in the evening.

Here is the full schedule from the White House (all times Eastern):

9:00AM: President Obama and Vice President Biden receive the Economic Daily Briefing.

1:05PM: President Obama meets with Nobel Laureates and their families.

2:25AM: President Obama meets with senior advisers.

3:00PM: President Obama and Vice President Biden meet with Secretary Gates.

4:00PM: President Obama and Vice President Biden meet with Congressional Leadership.

5:30PM: President Obama departs The White House en route Andrews Air Force Base.

5:45PM: President Obama departs Andrews Air Force Base en route West Point, NY.

6:55PM: President Obama arrives West Point, NY.

8:00PM: President Obama delivers remarks at the United States Military Academy at West Point on Afghanistan Policy.

9:00PM: President Obama signs the United States Military Academy at West Point guest book.

9:40PM: President Obama departs en route Andrews Air Force Base.

10:35PM: President Obama arrives at Andrews Air Force Base.

10:50PM: President Obama arrives at the White House.

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