Senate confirms Pistole as TSA administrator

06/28/2010 | Washington Post, The · Wall Street Journal, The

John Pistole on Friday won Senate confirmation to lead the Transportation Security Administration, ending an 18-month struggle to find a permanent leader for the agency. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle praised Pistole for his character and experience, but experts said he would face a "daunting, difficult task" at an agency that has come under intense criticism for its programs and priorities.

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