Dispatch from the Front: The Week of October 22

Tonight, President Obama and Mitt Romney meet in their last debate before Election Day. The debate, held in Boca Raton, Fla., focuses on foreign policy. On Tuesday, the President is back on the campaign trail, with events in Florida and Ohio.

The House and Senate are out of session.

Executive Branch: Vice President Biden is campaigning in Ohio today. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Haiti today, where she will meet with that nation’s president. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis is joining Secretary Clinton on the trip.

Economic Reports: From The New York Times: “Data to be released will include new home sales for September (Wednesday); weekly jobless claims, durable goods for September and pending home sales for September (Thursday); and third-quarter gross domestic product and the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for October (Friday).” More information from The Washington Post.

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