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Lawmakers Press Ridge on Flaws in Airport Security

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Lawmakers Press Ridge on Flaws in Airport Security

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Lawmakers Press Ridge on Flaws in Airport Security

Lawmakers Press Ridge on Flaws in Airport Security

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Testifying before a congressional panel, Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge faces criticism over potential security gaps at the nation's airports. Lawmakers raise concerns about the absence of background checks for federal screeners and inspections for cargo on passenger planes. Hear NPR's Pam Fessler.