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Officials warn that if they're forced to retain the USS John F. Kennedy , they will have to take money from more important programs.
Despite false alarm, Defense and postal workers still critical of emergency procedures.
GOPers back plan to merge agencies, but oppose effort to increase passenger ticket fees to pay for security costs at the nation's airports.
Proposal would give the national intelligence director one point of contact with the eight defense intelligence agencies the director will oversee.
Hearing of Senate Judiciary subcommittees focuses on challenges, vulnerabilities of enforcing border and immigration laws.
Commercial designation of program source of concern for Sen. John McCain.