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December 29, 2009 4:05 PM

Reid vows to force vote on TSA nominee DeMint blocked

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will force a vote on President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Transportation Security Administration when the Senate reconvenes in three weeks. Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., who blocked an earlier effort to confirm TSA nominee Erroll Southers, accused Reid of "grandstanding." A Reid spokesman called DeMint "petty and vindictive."

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