President Obama kicks off a bus tour today. The three-day trip will take him across Iowa.
The House and Senate are still in recess. They will be back on September 10.
Executive Branch: Vice President Biden is campaigning in North Carolina today.
Economic Reports: From The New York Times: “The data will include retail sales for July, the producer price index for July and business inventories for June (Tuesday); the Consumer Price Index for July and industrial production for July (Wednesday); weekly jobless claims, housing starts for July, and the Philadelphia Fed index for August (Thursday); and the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for August and leading economic indicators for July (Friday).” More information from The Washington Post.