Ongoing coverage - BP webcam of Gulf oil disaster
12:00 pm ET - National security remarks – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer delivers remarks in Washington on the Democratic Party’s national security strategy.
12:30 pm ET - Kagan confirmation hearing begins – Confirmation hearings begin in the Senate for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
12:30 pm ET - House in session – House lawmakers return from their brief recess to debate the issues of the day.
2:00 pm ET - Senate in session – Senators return from their brief recess to remember the late Sen. Robert Byrd and debate small business legislation.
2:15 pm ET - Gulf oil disaster briefing – U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen briefs reporters from New Orleans on efforts to fight the Gulf Coast oil disaster.
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