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AP WASHINGTON DAYBOOK, Tuesday, April 15

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:

10 a.m. The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing.

1:30 p.m. The President meets with faith leaders. Oval Office. Stills Only Pool Spray at the Top (Gather Time 11:10 a.m. - Brady Press Briefing Room).

2:40 p.m. The President meets with senior advisors and observes a moment of silence. Oval Office. Closed Press.

3:45 p.m. The President meets with Secretary of Defense Hagel. Oval Office. Closed Press.

6:30 p.m. The President and the First Lady mark the beginning of Passover with a Seder at the White House. Old Family Dining Room. Closed Press.

Notes: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 12:15 p.m.

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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:

7:30 a.m. The Vice President and Secretary of State John Kerry will meet for breakfast at the Naval Observatory. This meeting is closed press.

12 p.m. In Boston, the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will attend a Tribute to those affected by the tragic events of April 15, 2013, at the Hynes Convention Center. The Vice President will deliver remarks. This event is pooled for television and still photographers and open to pre-credentialed correspondents.

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ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. LABOR DEPARTMENT — Releases Consumer Price Index for March.

9 a.m. TREASURY — Releases international money flows data for February.

10 a.m. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS — Releases housing market index for April.

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STATE DEPARTMENT

UPDATED

SECRETARY OF STATE KERRY

Highlights:

7:30 a.m. Meets with Vice President Biden, in Washington, DC. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).

11 a.m. Hosts the swearing-in ceremony for Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin, at the Department of State. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).

12 p.m. Meets with White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, at the White House. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).

1:30 p.m. Meets with White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice, at the White House. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).

2:45 p.m. Hosts the swearing-in ceremony for Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Rick Stengel, at the Department. (OPEN PRESS COVERAGE). Pre set time for video cameras: 2:15 pm from the 23rd street lobby. Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:30 pm from the 23rd street lobby.

7 p.m. Attends a Passover Seder hosted by Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer and Mrs. Rhoda Dermer, at the Ambassadors residence. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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