Capital Rundown - Week of December 3, 2012 - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Capital Rundown - Week of December 3, 2012

WASHINGTON -

We're back with your look at what's upcoming new and noteworthy: it's your Capital Rundown for the week of December 3, 2012.

Starting on Monday at 10 a.m. at the National Press Club, defense industry executives outline the effects of sequestration budget cuts on national security and our local economy.

On Tuesday, December 4 at 10 a.m., the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will hold hearings looking into how the federal government prepared for and responded to Hurricane Sandy. That is in the Rayburn Building.

Wednesday, December 5 at 10 a.m., the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair entitled "Hiring Our Heroes" aimed at matching employers with U.S. military veterans and their spouses. The three-hour event is being held at Nationals Park.

On Thursday, December 6 at 9:30 a.m., the House and Senate Joint Economic Committee will hold hearings looking into the how the lead up to fiscal cliff has affected the recovery and what could happen if we go over the cliff. The hearing is being held in the Hart Senate Office Building.

And on Friday, December 7 at 6 p.m., the 51st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor will be marked at DAR Constitution Hall with the premiere of "Honor Flight," a documentary detailing a program that's brought 81,000 veterans to D.C. to see memorials to their wars.

And that's your Capital Rundown for the week. Find us on Twitter with the hashtag #capitalrundown.


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