(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Few federal officials are testifying on Capitol Hill this week, as the committees shift to marking up appropriations bills in an effort to get some spending bills completed before everyone is consumed by midterm election campaigning.


Wednesday May 21

Who: FBI Director James B. Comey Where: Senate Judiciary Committee Why: FBI Oversight

Who: Social Security Administration Chief Actuary Stephen Goss Where: Senate Finance subcommittee on social security, pensions and family policy Why: Strengthening Social Security

Who: Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet Where: Senate Appropriations subcommittee on financial services and general government Why: 2015 appropriations


Tuesday May 20

Who: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler Where: House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on communications and technology Why: FCC oversight