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Congress Keeps Wary Eye on Secure Flight Screening Program

American lawmakers are looking to put more checks on the Transportation Security Administration's long-running effort to come up with a new way to conduct background checks on airline passengers. Twice lawmakers have prohibited the Transportation Security Administration from going live with Secure Flight until the Government Accountability Office reports that it meets several conditions.

Scrutiny Continues Over Airline Screening, Associated Press, September 30, 2005.