Congressional Calendar July 28, 2010

Embattled Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., continues to wait for his hearing before an investigative subcommittee of the House Ethics Committee. He hopes the open forum will be a chance to silence the charges that he used his office for personal gain and failed to report income from a rental property in the Caribbean. That hearing is set for Thursday afternoon, but Rangel will continue to face questions about whether he has been considering or will accept a settlement to mitigate any possible punishment.

The Senate Judiciary Committee holds an FBI oversight hearing at 10:00 a.m. ET with agency director Robert Mueller.

The civilian side of the war in Afghanistan is under the spotlight at a 10:00 a.m. ET House Appropriations subcommittee hearing with Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke. Dr. Rajiv Shah, the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development will brief members on the ongoing relief and reconstruction efforts in the war torn nation.

House Democrats hold a press conference to push their “Make it in America” economic agenda at 2:00 p.m. ET.

Wednesday marks the 100th day of the BP oil spill. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., whose district has been directly affected by the spill, will address the media at 9:30 a.m. ET to detail the economic and environmental impacts of the disaster.

It’s likely to be a busy day on Capitol Hill, so stay with Fox News for all the latest.