President Obama meets on Tuesday with the President-elect of Mexico. On Thursday, he meets with this year’s Nobel Laureates.
The Senate returns today and continues its consideration of the Sportsmen’s Act (S. 3525).
Senate Hearings: THURSDAY—The Judiciary Committee marks up a number of judicial nominations.
House Hearings: THURSDAY—An Energy and Commerce subcommittee holds a hearing on “The Role of Receivers in a Spectrum Scarce World.” An Energy and Commerce subcommittee examines the Clean Air Act. A Financial Services subcommittee considers “The Future of Money.” A Foreign Affairs subcommittee examines the Judgment Evading Foreign States Accountability Act (H.R. 1798). FRIDAY—A Science, Space and Technology subcommittee holds a hearing on energy development.
Economic Reports: From The New York Times: “Data scheduled to be released include durable goods for October, the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller housing price index and consumer confidence for November (Tuesday); new home sales for October and the Federal Reserve Beige Book (Wednesday); weekly jobless claims, third-quarter gross domestic product (revised) and pending home sales for October (Thursday); and personal income and spending for October, and the Chicago Purchasing Managers’ Index for November (Friday).” More information from The Washington Post.