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On Thursday, a judge tossed out drunken driving charges against Randy Babbitt, who resigned as head of the FAA after news of his arrest became public. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Sept. 10, 2010, file photo Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Randy Babbitt speaks in Washington. Babbitt has been charged with driving while intoxicated following a weekend traffic stop in northern Virginia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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FAA Administrator Jerome Randolph "Randy" Babbitt

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Democratic Sens. Charles E. Schumer of New York and Barbara Boxer of California arrive Thursday to speak to reporters about legislation funding the Federal Aviation Administration. (Associated Press)

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Illustration: FAA by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

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** FILE ** U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, left, talks to FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt during a news conference to discuss the interruption of federal funding for airport construction projects and contractors at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

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"We can get this done," Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV, West Virginia Democrat, said Monday of efforts to resolve the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration. But Republicans later blocked a bipartisan plan to settle the funding issue, making a standoff a possibility until September. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Sept. 10, 2010, file photo FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt talks about proposed rules to help prevent dangerous pilot fatigue at the Transportation Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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** FILE ** In this Sept. 18, 2008, file photo, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Chief Operating Officer Hank Krakowski poses in the cockpit of an FAA jet in a hangar at Washington's Reagan National Airport. Krakowski, the official who oversees the nation's air traffic system resigned Thursday and the FAA began a "top to bottom" review of the entire system following disclosures of four instances of air traffic controllers sleeping on the job. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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** FILE ** A passenger jet takes off near the FAA control tower at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in March 2011. (AP Photo)