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Move could frustrate Boeing's bid to provide KC-767 tankers to the Air Force.
Senate conferees say it is now up to President Bush and House GOP leaders to push for an agreement.
ACLU throws curveball at airline screening program by highlighting strict congressional requirements.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., accuses Air Force of "either a systemic failure in procurement oversight, willful blindness or rank corruption."
But several committee chairmen vehemently oppose creating the permanent panel.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau will keep limits in place indefinitely, spokesman says.
Military said to be reeling from post-Cold War "procurement holiday" as pace of wartime operations eats up equipment.
The number and type of companies that seek airport screening contracts could be drastically affected by government’s decision.