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Battle Brews on Hill over Homeland Security Oversight

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Battle Brews on Hill over Homeland Security Oversight

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Battle Brews on Hill over Homeland Security Oversight

Battle Brews on Hill over Homeland Security Oversight

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The Sept. 11 commission recommended that congressional oversight of the Homeland Security Department be limited to one committee in the House and one in the Senate. Currently, dozens of committees and subcommittees are involved. The proposed change has met strong resistance on Capitol Hill. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.