Washington Daybook: Who Are You

In honor of today’s appearance by rock legends Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend at the National Press Club, here’s a list of events today in Washington, as performed by The Who:

  • Going Mobile: Federal workers have the day off as Veteran’s Day is observed. Bond markets are closed. Stock markets are open.
  • Who’s Next: House Republicans hold leadership elections as soon as today. Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy will probably be uncontested. Democrats elect their leaders on Nov. 29. Congress returns to work for a “lame duck” session starting tomorrow.
  • The Seeker: The Senate Intelligence Committee will probe why the FBI failed to immediately notify the White House and Congress when it discovered that former CIA Director David Petraeus was involved in an extramarital affair.
  • My Generation: U.S. will surpass Saudi Arabia in oil production in the next decade, helping to turn North America into a net energy exporter for the first time in generations by about 2030, International Energy Agency said.
  • Bargain: The American Petroleum Institute holds a conference call to discuss bargaining over proposals to raise taxes on the energy industry. 11 a.m.
  • 5:15 (12:15 Eastern): Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen speaks at an American Bankers Association and American Bar Association money laundering conference. 12:15 p.m.
  • Join Together: Hertz agreed to shed more airport locations, which may lead the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to allow the car-rental company’s planned $2.6 billion acquisition of Dollar Thrifty to go forward.
  • It’s Hard: Bob Woodward discusses his book “The Price of Politics,” on how President Obama and Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress struggled in negotiaitons to restore the U.S. economy and improve federal government. 7 p.m.
  • The Kids Are Alright: Daltrey and Townsend will deliver a National Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon address on the University of California, Los Angeles Daltrey/Townshend Teen & Young Adult Cancer Program. 12:30 p.m.

All times Eastern; Events subject to change

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