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By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 3, 2014 at 6:01 a.m.



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AP WASHINGTON DAYBOOK, Monday, March 3

WHITE HOUSE, ECONOMICS, COURTS

--------------------- PRESIDENT OBAMA

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All times LOCAL.

White House daily tape: 202-456-2358.

White House press office: 202-456-2580.

UPDATED

THE PRESIDENT'S SCHEDULE

Highlights:

President Obama will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House. The President will discuss progress in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, developments in Iran, and other regional priorities. Prime Minister Netanyahus visit is a demonstration of the deep and enduring bonds between the United States and Israel, and our close consultations on a range of security issues.

10 a.m. With the vice President, receives the Presidential Daily Briefing. Oval Office. Closed Press.

12:30 p.m. Meets with the Vice President for lunch. Private Dining Room. Closed Press.

1:45 p.m. Holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends. Oval Office. Pool Spray (Gather Time 1:30PM - Brady Press Briefing Room).

Notes: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney 12:30 p.m.

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VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN

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All times LOCAL.

Vice president's press office: 202-456-0373.

UPDATED

THE VICE PRESIDENT'S SCHEDULE

Highlights:

In the morning, the Vice President will attend the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office.

At 11:00 AM, the Vice President will meet with Prime Minister Iurie Leanca of Moldova at the White House. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet for lunch in the Private Dining Room.

Later in the afternoon, the Vice President will attend the Presidents meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in the Oval Office.

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ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. COMMERCE DEPARTMENT — Releases personal income and spending for January.

10 a.m. COMMERCE DEPARTMENT — Releases construction spending for January.

10 a.m. INSTITUTE FOR SUPPLY MANAGEMENT — Releases its manufacturing index for February.

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STATE DEPARTMENT

NEW

SECRETARY OF STATE KERRY

Highlights:

8 a.m. Meets with Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Israeli Negotiator Yitzhak Molho, at the Department of State. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m. Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Washington, DC. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).

12:30 p.m. Meets with Moldovan Prime Minister Iurie Leanca, at the Department of State. (CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP). Pre-set time for cameras: 11:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance. Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 12:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

2:05 p.m. Participates in President Obamas meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at the White House. (MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:16 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Conference (AIPAC) at the Washington Convention Center, in Washington, DC. https://usaive.ap.org/r/pa/prs/ps/2014/02/,DanaInfowww.state.gov+222775.htm (OPEN PRESS COVERAGE) For more information on how to cover, please contact Sarah Coppersmith scoppersmith@scottcircle.com and Emily Helpern ehelpern@scottcircle.com . Watch Secretary Kerrys remarks livestreamed on www.state.gov and www.aipac.org .

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON HISTORICAL DIPLOMATIC DOCUMENTATION — The Committee will discuss unclassified matters concerning declassification and transfer of Department of State records to the National Archives and Records Administration and the status of the Foreign Relations of the United States series.

Location: Room 2208, 2201 C Street NW.

Contacts: Dr. Stephen P. Randolph, 202-663-1123

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FEDERAL JUDICIARY

10 a.m. U.S. SUPREME COURT — The Supreme will issue orders.

Highlights:

12-10882 HALL V. FLORIDA. Whether the Florida scheme for identifying mentally disabled defendants in capital cases violates Atkins v. Virginia (the 2002 case that spares the mentally disabled from the death penalty). The case under review is an appeal of a Florida Supreme Court ruling that upheld the death sentence for Freddie Lee Hall, who scored just above the state's cutoff for mental disability as measured by IQ tests. Hall was sentenced to death for killing Karol Hurst, a 21-year-old pregnant woman who was abducted leaving a grocery store in 1978.

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