NPR logo House Passes Homeland Security Bill

U.S.

House Passes Homeland Security Bill

Listen to David Welna's report.

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The Republican-controlled House approves the creation of a Homeland Security Department in a 299-121 vote. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) predicts the bill will pass in the Senate by next week. NPR's David Welna reports.