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‘Major step’ in U.S. port security

The House passed a port security bill Thursday that proponents called a “major, major step” in protecting the nation’s shipping system against terrorist attacks, but critics said most containers entering the country will still not be inspected. The lopsided 421-2 vote masked a deeper party-line, election-year debate. Democrats complained they were not allowed to debate their amendment calling for scanning, while they are still overseas, 100 percent of the 11 million containers entering the nation’s ports annually. Full Story

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