US Senate passed an amendment introduced by Sen. Dick Durban (D-Ill.) that orders the Dept. of Homeland Security to develop new procedures to quickly eliminate the names of individuals incorrectly placed in the database of suspected terrorists, either because they were placed there in error or because their names are similar to those that belong in the database. Current clearance procedures require passengers to present a letter to airline employees each time they fly. The House of ...

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