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A panel talks about the security and labor issues at stake, and the politics of the debate in the Senate over homeland security.
- Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
- Richard Falkenrath visiting fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and former director of policy and plans for the White House Office of Homeland Security
- Thomas Mann senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"
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