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AP WASHINGTON DAYBOOK, Wednesday, March 5

WHITE HOUSE, ECONOMY, COURTS

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

For media use and information. Not for publication or broadcast or online use.

All times LOCAL.

White House daily tape: 202-456-2358.

White House press office: 202-456-2580.

THE PRESIDENT'S SCHEDULE

Highlights:

10:45 a.m. The President departs the White House. South Lawn. Open Press (Final Gather 10:25 a.m. - North Doors of the Palm Room).

11 a.m. The President departs Joint Base Andrews. Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 9:30 a.m. - Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews).

12:05 p.m. The President arrives in the Hartford, Connecticut area. Bradley Air National Guard Base. Open Press.

2:30 p.m. The President delivers remarks on raising the minimum wage. Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut., Open to Pre-Credentialed Media.

3:45 p.m. The President departs the Hartford, Connecticut area. Bradley Air National Guard Base. Open Press.

4:25 p.m. The President arrives Boston, Massachusetts. Boston Logan International Airport. Open Press.

4:50 p.m. The President attends a DNC event. Charles Hotel, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Closed Press.

7:20 p.m. The President delivers remarks and answers questions at a DNC dinner. Artists for Humanity EpiCenter, Boston, Massachusetts. Print Pool for Remarks Only.

8:25 p.m. The President departs Boston, Massachusetts. Boston Logan International Airport. Open Press.

9:45 p.m. The President arrives Joint Base Andrews. Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage.

10 p.m. The President arrives the White House. South Lawn. Open Press (Final Gather 9:40 p.m. - North Doors of the Palm Room).

Notes: Press Secretary Jay Carney will gaggle aboard Air Force One.

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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:

The Vice President will attend meetings at the White House.

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MICHELLE OBAMA

SCHEDULE OF THE FIRST LADY

Highlights:

1:30 p.m. Miami, FL - First Lady Michelle Obama will participate in a conversation with Robin Roberts at the Leading Women Defined Summit, hosted by BET Networks. The discussion will be around the Affordable Care Act and a personal reflection on health and wellness. A portion of the discussion will air on Good Morning America on Thursday, March 6. This event will be closed press.

3 p.m. Miami, FL - First Lady Michelle Obama will visit a health center to highlight the work that hospitals, doctors and clinics are doing to educate their patients about the Affordable Care Act and how patients can get insurance. This event will be covered by a pre-determined pool.

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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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