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Schedule for Week of March 8, 2010

On Monday morning, the President will travel to the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area to discuss health insurance reform. After returning to Washington, DC in the afternoon, he will welcome the BCS National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide to the White House to honor their 13th championship and their undefeated 2008-2009 season. The President will then meet with President Funes of El Salvador at the White House. Later, in honor of International Women's Day, the President and the First Lady will deliver remarks at a White House reception honoring women from around the world and their achievements.

On Tuesday, the President will meet with Prime Minister Papandreou of Greece at the White House. In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a reception in honor of Greek Independence Day at the White House.

On Wednesday, the President will meet with President Préval of Haiti at the White House. He will later travel to the St. Louis, Missouri area to discuss health insurance reform. He will also deliver remarks at a fundraiser for Senator McCaskill.

On Thursday, the President will address the Export-Import Bank's Annual Conference in Washington, DC, where he will reiterate his commitment to doubling exports in five years, which he proposed during the State of the Union address. Media interested in covering the President's remarks can request credentials HERE.

On Friday, the President will meet with the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology at the White House.

The media access for the President's meetings with foreign leaders will be announced early next week.


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