Pressure mounts to confirm Southers at TSA

The Christmas Day bombing attempt on a U.S. jetliner has increased calls for the Senate to quickly confirm Erroll Southers as TSA administrator. The bombing incident highlights the need for a permanent leader in charge of aviation security, according to supporters, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. The Southers nomination has been on hold due to GOP concerns over collective bargaining rights for TSA screeners.

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