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Homeland Security

When Congress went home in October, the Senate was still stuck on its version of a bill to create a new Department of Homeland Security. But President Bush campaigned hard on the issue, which may have helped elect a new Republican majority in the Senate. That gave new momentum to negotiators who have been trying to fashion a compromise version of labor-management rules that both parties could accept. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.

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Pam Fessler is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, where she covers poverty, philanthropy, and voting issues.
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