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By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 6, 2014 at 5:51 a.m.



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AP DAYBOOK, WASHINGTON, Thursday, March 6th

HIGHLIGHTS

------------------------- President Obama will hold an event on the economy and healthcare in Washington, DC. 11:35 a.m.

The President and the First Lady host "In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul." 7:15 p.m.

The American Institute of CPAs will announce the results of its CPA Outlook Index online. 7 a.m.

The Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) begins its annual conference. There are a number of notable speakers all day.

House Foreign Affairs hearing on "U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Ukraine." 9:00 a.m.

The Dalai Lama will deliver the opening prayer to convene the United States Senate. 9:30 a.m.

House Ways and Means hearing with Treasurty Secretary Lew the President's Fiscal 2015 budget. 9:30 a.m.

Senate Armed Services fy 2015 Budget hearing on U.S. Central Command and U.S. Africa Command. 9:30 a.m.

House Small Business hearing on ObamaCare and the Self-Employed: What About Us?. 10 a.m.

House Armed Services fy 2015 Defense budget hearing with Chairman Dempsey, JCS; Defense Secretary Hagel. 9:30 a.m.

Rally to protest Russian President Putin's "invasion of Ukraine and aggression in the region." (Outside the WH) 1 p.m.

Economic Reports: Weekly jobless claims 8:30 a.m.; fourth-quarter productivity data 8:30 a.m.; factory orders for January 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac weekly mortgage rates 10 a.m.

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Kyiv, Ukraine, Paris, France, and Rome, Italy.

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