It's Thanksgiving week, which means Congress will get a rest from health care, as members are home in their districts talking to constituents, spending time with their families, etc., etc.
The Indian prime minister, Manmohan Singh, will be in town for some quality time with the president and other top figures of the U.S. government. President Obama and Singh will hold a joint press conference at 11:35 a.m. Eastern with Hillary Clinton in attendance, VP Joe Biden will host a luncheon for Singh at the State Department, and the Obamas will host a state dinner at the White House tonight.
And guess who's on the guest list: 2012 contender and America's most famous politician of Indian descent, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R)
Let the oil bidding begin...almost: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will announce the 2010 schedule for onshore oil and gas leasing of U.S. public lands on a conference call with reporters at noon.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will hold a press conference with her Canadian counterpart, following their second meeting, to talk about shared security threats.
And, not that it has anything to do with politics, but the Consumer Product Safety Commission will reportedly announce one of the largest recalls of cribs in U.S. history.