Washington Daybook: `1600 Penn’

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The cast of NBC's "1600 Penn."

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, a Democrat, and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, a Republican, will discuss “State of States” addresses being delivered by fellow members of the National Governors Association at the National Press Club.

The Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee holds a public meeting today on oil spill prevention, containment and response after Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said the Obama administration will apply fresh scrutiny to Royal Dutch Shell’s activities in the Arctic following a string of drilling mishaps.

President Obama hosts the cast and crew of NBC television show “1600 Penn” for screening at the White House. It’s a private event.

And it’s the 100th anniversary of the birth of President Richard M. Nixon.

Friends including Henry Kissinger, Pat Buchanan, Fred Malek and Ben Stein will gather to remember him tonight at a gala at the Mayflower Hotel.


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