As the partial government shutdown moves into its third week, the House and Senate are easing their way back to D.C., starting their work week on Tuesday.
The 2020 presidential race is heating up, as both Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg are both releasing their books this week. Meanwhile, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) just wrapped up a few days of campaigning in Iowa. These are the events that should be in your radar this week:
Monday, January 7
Michael Bloomberg will release his biography, “Bloomberg by Bloomberg, Updated.”
Tuesday, January 8
Sen. Kamala Harris will release her biography, “The Truths We Hold: An American Journey.” She is expected to join the panelists on ABC’s “The View,” as well.
Democrat Jared Polis will be sworn in as the governor of Colorado before attending the “Blue Sneaker Inaugural Ball Celebration” at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Wednesday, January 9
Harris will attend a book tour event at George Washington University at Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC.
Democrat megadonor Tom Steyer will attend “Right to Learn,” an education event at the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Enrichment Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
Friday, January 11
Harris will attend a book tour event at Kaufmann Concert Hall in New York City.
The NC State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement at North Carolina State Bar will conduct a hearing on the election results in NC-09.
Saturday, January 12
Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro will announce his plans to run for president in 2020 at Plaza Guadalupe in San Antonio, Texas, where he previously served as mayor.
Harris will attend a book tour event at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco, CA.
Sunday, January 13
Harris will attend a book tour event at Barnes & Nobles at The Grove and at Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.