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Homeland Security Bill Set For Quick Action
"Senator Lott believes homeland security is a top priority," said Ron Bonjean, spokesman for likely new Senate majority leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) "Senator Lott has spoken with Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta and believes homeland security should be brought up as soon as possible."
Senate Republicans will not achieve a majority until incoming Missouri Sen. Jim Talent receives certification from election authorities in his state, however. Senate aides said they expect that to be completed by next week.
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