The Week Ahead: The Week of August 25

By August 25, 2008General

The Democratic Convention starts in Denver today. The official convention schedule is here. News releases from the convention will be posted here. Sen. Obama’s record on NAM key votes is available here, and Sen. Biden’s key vote record, which is longer, is available here.

President Bush returns to the White House from Texas on Wednesday and meets with the President of Tanzania on Friday. Secretary of State Rice is in the Middle East today, seeking an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.

Congress is out until September 8th, save for the Senate pro forma sessions on Tuesday and Friday.

Economic reports: Existing home sales today from the National Association of Realtors. Second quarter GDP from Commerce on Thursday and July personal income on Friday. More here.

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