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AP WASHINGTON DAYBOOK, Thursday, March 6

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.

THE PRESIDENT'S SCHEDULE

Highlights:

11:35 a.m. The President participates in a town hall "focusing on the importance of Latinos capitalizing on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act and enrolling in quality, affordable health insurance." Newseum. Stills Only Pool Spray (In-Town Travel Pool Gather 10:30 a.m. - North Doors of the Palm Room).

7 p.m. The President and the First Lady host "In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul." Pooled Press (Pre-Set 5:30 p.m.; Final Gather 7:00 p.m. - North Doors of the Palm Room).

Notes: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 12:45 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:

The Vice President will attend meetings at the White House.

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MICHELLE OBAMA

SCHEDULE OF THE FIRST LADY

Highlights:

7:30 p.m. As part of their "In Performance at the White House" series, the President and First Lady will invite music legends and contemporary major female artists to the White House for a celebration of the great "foremothers" of American music, with songs expressing the struggles and achievements of women. The program will include performances by Tessanne Chin, Melissa Etheridge, Aretha Franklin, Ariana Grande, Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monae and Jill Scott, with Greg Phillinganes as music director. The President's remarks will be pooled press.

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ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. LABOR DEPARTMENT — Releases weekly jobless claims.

8:30 a.m. LABOR DEPARTMENT — Releases fourth-quarter productivity data.

10 a.m. COMMERCE DEPARTMENT — Releases factory orders for January.

10 a.m. FREDDIE MAC — The mortgage company releases weekly mortgage rates.

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STATE DEPARTMENT

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

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FEDERAL JUDICIARY

9:30 a.m. U.S. COURT OF APPEALS

Highlights:

12-3073 USA v. Derrek Arrington.

12-5173 Enrique Acosta v. Michael Nelson.

12-1340 West Deptford Energy, LLC v. FERC.

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