Negotiations stalled over amendments offered by Democrats.
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Deputy Administrator Stephen McHale takes on critics of agency's effort to hire and train a screener workforce.
Conference report is $1.6 billion below President Bush's budget request.
Law creates fast-track government-industry program to develop antidotes to various chemical and biological agents.
Democrats object to strategy of slicing the measure into nine separate bills.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau grapples with how to prioritize limited personnel and resources.
Intelligence agencies grapple with need for change, but can it be done without congressional intervention?