Verdict watch…and other stories on our radar:
ON THE TRAIL: Sen. John McCain starts the day in Manchester, NH where he’ll hold a rally and be interviewed by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. He’ll meet up with Gov. Palin for rallies in Green and Cincinnati, OH. Sen. Barack Obama begins his day in Richmond, VA with a press conference and a rally and then moved on to a rally in Leesburg, VA. Sen. Biden has events in Colorado Springs and Pueblo, CO.
CULPRITS OF THE COLLAPSE: Who’s next on the top ten most wanted list? Here’s a hint: These mortgage giants were able to borrow money at below market rates and make risky investments because of their government backing.
SEN. TED STEVENS: There could be a verdict in the case against Sen. Ted Stevens. Stevens, 84, has been fighting a seven-count indictment accusing him of filing false statements on mandatory financial disclosure forms. The jury is scheduled to begin deliberating Wednesday.
PRESIDENT BUSH MEETS WITH LIBERIAN PRESIDENT: President George W. Bush is scheduled to meet with Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf at the White House.
CREDIT RATING AGENCIES HEARING: The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee holds a hearing on "The Breakdown of Credit Rating Agencies," focusing on the role of the credit rating agencies in the financial excesses on Wall St.
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