Union lobbies hard to convince airports to keep federal screeners.
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Secretary James Roche and top acquisition official Marvin Sambur will leave by the end of the year.
Michael Sears acknowledges he illegally helped ex-Air Force procurement official Darleen Druyun get a job with defense contractor.
An integrated national plan for federal agencies' response to terrorist attacks and other national emergencies is likely to be approved by Cabinet secretaries by the end of the week.
While security has improved at many sites, agency lacks solutions for core centers, auditors say.
Raymond DuBois will remain in an advisory capacity working on the military base closure process until early next year.
Role of the proposed national intelligence director still a sticking point for conferees.