Though there are no events formally scheduled to discuss the situation in Egypt, the deteriorating social order in the Arab nation will be a subject of debate throughout the week on the Senate floor and elsewhere on Capitol Hill.
Crude oil futures are on the rise amid concerns about possible disruptions to tanker shipments through Egypt's Suez Canal. Could increased oil prices spur the development of a new energy policy in Congress? Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., discusses that possibility at a 12:00 p.m. ET news conference.
Upon returning Monday afternoon, the Senate will debate a bill to fund the Federal Aviation Administration. Among other things, the measure would implement a new air traffic control system using GPS satellites rather than the current radar-based system.
Senate Democrats also have tentative plans to introduce a small business bill later in the week.
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