Dispatch from the Front: The Week of September 24

President Obama begins his week in New York City. He is in New York for the meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, which he will address tomorrow. On Wednesday, he is back on the campaign trail, making two stops in Ohio.

The Senate and House have left Washington and aren’t expected to return until November.

Executive Branch: Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are both in New York for the meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. Secretary Clinton is also meeting with the presidents of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Libya.

Economic Reports: From The New York Times: “Data to be released will include the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price index for July and consumer confidence for September (Tuesday); new home sales for August (Wednesday); weekly jobless claims, durable goods for August, second-quarter gross domestic product (final) and pending home sales for August (Thursday); and personal income and spending for August, the Chicago purchasing managers index for September and Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for September (Friday).” More information from The Washington Post.

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