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AP WASHINGTON DAYBOOK, Wednesday, March 5

WHITE HOUSE, ECONOMY, 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:

The President will travel to the Hartford, Connecticut area for an event on the minimum wage. Following this, he will travel to Boston, Massachusetts for two DNC events.

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VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN

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All times LOCAL.

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

THE VICE PRESIDENT'S SCHEDULE

Highlights:

Unavailable.

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ECONOMIC REPORTS

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

2 p.m. FEDERAL RESERVE — Releases Beige Book.

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STATE DEPARTMENT

SECRETARY OF STATE KERRY

Highlights:

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Kyiv, Ukraine, Paris, France, and Rome, Italy. http://www.state.gov/secretary/travel/2014/t6/index.htm

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. U.S. ADVISORY COMMISSION ON PUBLIC DIPLOMACY — The meeting's topic will be the President's Young African Leaders Initiative. It will feature Brett Bruen, Director of Global Engagement at the National Security Council at The White House; and Elizabeth Berry Gips, Coordinator of the Young African Leaders Initiative at the U.S. Agency for International Development; and Macon Phillips, Coordinator of the International Information Programs Bureau at the U.S. Department of State. Other government official representatives involved in this initiative will also be in attendance.

Location: Room SVC203-02 of the Capitol Visitor's Center.

Contacts: Katherine Brown, BrownKA4@state.gov

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FEDERAL JUDICIARY

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

Highlights:

13-317 HALLIBURTON CO. V. ERICA P. JOHN FUND. The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from Halliburton Co. that could make it more difficult for shareholders to sue companies for engaging in fraud to prop up stock prices.

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