Capital Rundown - Week of March 11, 2013 - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Capital Rundown - Week of March 11, 2013


It's your look at the new and noteworthy in the week ahead. It's your Capital Rundown for the week of March 11, 2013.

On Monday, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will deliver an address on the current state of the Congress and the effects of the recent budget sequester. The speech takes place at Georgetown University's Riggs Library at noon.

Tuesday, March 12, the House Committee on Appropriations will look into the job that the Securities and Exchange Commission is doing in policing trading practices on Wall Street. It begins at 3 p.m. in Room 2959 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

On Wednesday, March 13, the Senate Committee on Armed Service will hold hearings looking into how to prevent sexual assaults among members of the military. That's at 10 a.m. in Senate Hart Office Building's Room 216.

On Thursday, the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs looks at unemployment rates among National Guard members and if the government is doing enough to help them find jobs. That is at 10 a.m. in Room 334 of the Cannon House Office Building.

And on Friday, March 15, former Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney makes his first political speech since losing the election. He will appear at the Conservative Political Action Conference. That's at 1 p.m. at National Harbor in Prince George's County.

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

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