House Approves Accenture Security Contract Republican lawmakers defeat an effort by House Democrats to block a $10 billion security contract awarded to Accenture. Democrats had argued the consulting firm should be punished because it is not headquartered in the United States. Bermuda-based Accenture beat out two U.S.-based competitors to administer the program for tracking foreign visitors to the United States. Hear NPR's David Welna.
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House Approves Accenture Security Contract

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House Approves Accenture Security Contract

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House Approves Accenture Security Contract

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Republican lawmakers defeat an effort by House Democrats to block a $10 billion security contract awarded to Accenture. Democrats had argued the consulting firm should be punished because it is not headquartered in the United States. Bermuda-based Accenture beat out two U.S.-based competitors to administer the program for tracking foreign visitors to the United States. Hear NPR's David Welna.