Spy Satellite Debated The Bush administration reportedly asks the Justice Department to find the source of a leak about a $9 billion item in the highly secret intelligence budget. The money may be intended for a stealth spy satellite. In remarks on the Senate floor last week, some Democrats criticized the project as money poorly spent. NPR's Brian Naylor reports.
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Justice Department May Probe Spy Satellite Leak

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Justice Department May Probe Spy Satellite Leak

Justice Department May Probe Spy Satellite Leak

Justice Department May Probe Spy Satellite Leak

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The Bush administration reportedly asks the Justice Department to find the source of a leak about a $9 billion item in the highly secret intelligence budget. The money may be intended for a stealth spy satellite. In remarks on the Senate floor last week, some Democrats criticized the project as money poorly spent. NPR's Brian Naylor reports.