It's your look at the new and noteworthy in the week ahead. This is your Capital Rundown for the week of November 12, 2012.
On Monday at 8:30 a.m., the Library of Congress will mark 150th anniversary of the Civil War by opening a six-month exhibit of 175 rarely seen items. Included in the display are Abraham Lincoln's copy of his second inaugural address, and Confederate General Stonewall Jackson's personal battlefield maps.
On Tuesday, November 13, former Republican Vice President candidate Paul Ryan and Virginia Senator Mark Warner will speak at the Wall Street Journal's annual CEO Council here in Washington. That starts at 7 a.m. at the Mayflower Hotel.
On Wednesday, November 14 at 9:30 a.m., the topic of how to help returning U.S. military veterans increase their employment opportunities in the private sector will be highlighted as the U.S. Department of Labor hosts a symposium with Excelsior College focusing on veteran's career and education opportunities.
Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m., U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito will deliver the opening keynote address at the National Lawyers Convention. Justice Alito's remarks will center on the future of constitutional law. The two-day event is being held at the Mayflower Hotel.
And finally on Friday, November 16 at 8:30 a.m., the National Press Club will look at the increasing role of "Social Media and the 2012 Presidential Race."
And that's your Capital Rundown for the week of November 12, 2012. Find us on Twitter with the hashtag #capitalrundown.