The Week Ahead: The First Week of September

By September 2, 2008General

Congress is out for one more week, reconvening next Monday. (Pro-forma Senate sessions again today and Friday.)

Republicans hold their national convention in St. Paul, adjusting events as tropical depressions dictate. NAM Executive Vice President Jay Timmons contributed to the blog last week from Denver, and this week he’ll be providing daily updates from Minnesota. Check back here for his posts.

Executive BranchVice President Cheney starts travels today to Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Georgia.

And in economic news, August unemployment figures are released Thursday. More on economic reports at the Chicago Tribune.

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