Dispatch from the Front: The Week of November 26

President Obama meets on Tuesday with the President-elect of Mexico. On Thursday, he meets with this year’s Nobel Laureates.

The House returns on Tuesday. The legislative priority for the week is the STEM Jobs Act (H.R. 6429). The Majority Leader’s schedule is available here.

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.

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