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Obama's April 8, 2013 week ahead

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Schedule for the Week of April 8, 2013

On Monday, the President will travel to the University of Hartford where he will continue asking the American people to join him in calling on Congress to pass common-sense measures to reduce gun violence.

On Tuesday, as part of their "In Performance at the White House" series, the President and First Lady will invite music legends and contemporary major artists to the White House for a celebration of Memphis Soul music.

On Wednesday, the President deliver a statement on his budget at the White House. In the evening, the President will meet with 12 Republican Senators for dinner.

On Thursday, the President will award Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry at the White House. Chaplain Kapaun will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously for his extraordinary heroism while serving with the 3d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division during combat operations against an armed enemy at Unsan, Korea and as a prisoner of war from November 1-2, 1950. The First Lady will also attend this event. Later on Thursday, the President will host United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for an Oval Office visit.

On Friday, The President will welcome the United States Naval Academy Football Team to the White House to present them with the 2012 Commander-in-Chief's Trophy.

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