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Oct 19, 2009
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The place to keep up with Congressman Rohrabacher’s daily activities while in Washington, D.C. From congressional hearings to press conferences to House floor speeches, this is the place to get a dose of the day to day for Congressman Rohrabacher on Capitol Hill. 

Huntington Beach, Mon, Oct 19, 2009 -

Working in the District

Washington, Tues, Oct 20 - 

Washington, Wed, Oct 21 - 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - U.S. Policy Toward Burma; Witnesses: The Honorable Kurt M. Campbell, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Mr. Tom Malinowski, Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch; Chris Beyrer, M.D., MPH, Professor of Epidemiology, International Health, and Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and Mr. Aung Din, Executive Director, U.S. Campaign for Burma. 2172 Rayburn 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FULL COMMITTEE Markup of: H.R. 3791, The Fire Grants Reauthorization Act of 2009; and H.R. 3820, The Natural Hazards Risk Reduction Act of 2009. 2318 Rayburn 

Rep. Rohrabacher will be participating in a joint meeting with Rep. Delahunt and Goodwill Ambassador and Actress Nicole Kidman accompanied by her UNIFEM liaison, Joan Libby Hawk to discuss global violence against women. 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS AND OVERSIGHT Hearing on - International Violence Against Women: Stories and Solutions; Witnesses: The Honorable Janice D. Schakowsky, U.S. House of Representatives; The Honorable Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large, Office of Global Women's Issues, U.S. Department of State; Ms. Mallika Dutt, Founder and Executive Director, Breakthrough; Ms. Nicole Kidman, Actress, UNIFEM Goodwill Ambassador; and The Honorable Linda Smith, President and Founder, Shared Hope International, (Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives). 2172 Rayburn 

Washington, Thur, Oct 22 - 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS AND OVERSIGHT Briefing and Hearing on - Concerns Regarding Possible Collusion in Northern Ireland: Police and Paramilitary Groups. *Briefing by: Her Excellency Nuala O'Loan, Member, British House of Lords, (Former Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman); *Witnesses: Mr. Raymond McCord, Sr., Belfast, Northern Ireland; Mr. John Finucane, Belfast, Northern Ireland; and Ms. Jane Winter, Director, British Irish Rights Watch. 2172 Rayburn 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON SPACE AND AERONAUTICS Hearing on - NASA's Technology Development Programs; Witnesses: Dr. Robert D. Braun, Co-Chair of the Committee to Review the NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, National Research Council; Dr. Raymond S. Colladay, Vice Chair of the Committee on the Rationale and Goals of the U.S. Civil Space Program, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, National Research Council; and Mr. Christopher Scolese, Associate Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 2318 Rayburn 

Washington, Fri, Oct 23 - 

Piazza d'Italia at the Hilton Washington 
The National Italian American Foundation's Piazza d'Italia features Italian producers of wine, gelato, olive oils, fashion and other products showing their wares and offering free samples, Italian musicians performing and Italian cooks presenting free demonstrations. Friday's events include a free seminar on Italian food and wine from 2:30 to 4 p.m.