Tangled in procedural squabbles, the House strove late last week to finish its work on the emergency supplemental appropriation. The House's $29.4-billion total would plug almost $16 billion extra into Pentagon coffers and provide a homeland security hike of $5.8 billion. The supplemental also includes $3.85 billion for the Transportation Security Administration--$550 million less than the White House request, because the TSA failed to justify it in a full and timely manner, majority ...

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