Senate Judiciary marks up an Internet privacy bill (S 1223) and votes on nominations. 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen
Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs oversight hearing on the Federal Housing Administration, with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan. 10 a.m., 538 Dirksen
Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security hearing on the effect of superstorm Sandy on transportation systems. 10:30 a.m., 253 Russell
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.