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Departing Congress Leaves Unfinished Business Behind

The Senate concludes its last session of the 107th Congress, passing a raft of legislation including a bill creating a new Homeland Security Department. But lawmakers leave town without passing bills on spending issues, bankruptcy reform or energy policy. NPR's David Welna reports.

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David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.