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Measure would restrict the Pentagon's ability to buy technology from foreign companies whose governments require U.S. firms to assist their defense industries as a condition of purchasing U.S. weapons.
A proposed delay in the next BRAC round would give states and their lobbyists two more years to fight for their bases.
Coast Guard officers could get the authority to carry firearms while at a waterfront facility, make arrests for felony offenses and seize property.
Agency needs to reallocate staff based on limit of 45,000 screeners set by Congress.
Lawmaker says the current climate of conflict in Iraq and the ongoing war on terrorism make it the wrong time to close military installations.
Flight attendants demand the Transportation Security Administration require airlines to provide them with counterterrorism training.
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman says Homeland Security panel is supposed to focus on oversight, not legislation.
Joint Chiefs chairman acknowledges that forces in Iraq and Afghanistan are using up equipment faster than anticipated.