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Jeh Johnson (left), President Obama's choice to become secretary of homeland security, listens as Sen. Cory Booker, New Jersey Democrat, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, during the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Mr. Johnson's nomination. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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**FILE** Jeh Johnson, President Barack Obama's choice to become Homeland Security Secretary, testifies on Capitol Hill on Nov. 13, 2013, before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on his nomination. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Alejandro Mayorkas, President Obama's nominee to become deputy secretary of the Homeland Security Department, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 25, 2013, before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on his nomination. (Associated Press)

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Alejandro Mayorkas, President Obama's nominee to become deputy secretary of the Homeland Security Department, is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 25, 2013, prior to testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on his nomination. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Alejandro Mayorkas, President Obama's nominee to become deputy secretary of the Homeland Security Department, is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 25, 2013, prior to testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on his nomination. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, ranking Republican on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee walks to a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, for a meeting with UN Ambassador Susan Rice. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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** FILE ** National Counterterrorism Center Director Michael Leiter testifies in January 2010 on Capitol Hill before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on intelligence reform. (Associated Press)

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Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe (left) appears Sept. 6, 2011, on Capitol Hill before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee as the panel examines the economic troubles of the Postal Service, a self-funded federal agency in decline because of the Internet and advertising losses. (Associated Press)

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Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe appears Tuesday before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee as the panel examines the serious funding woes of the Postal Service. (Associated Press)

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Transportation Security Administration Administrator John S. Pistole testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, before a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing examining ongoing transportation security threats. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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** FILE ** National Counterterrorism Center Director Michael Leiter testifies in January 2010 on Capitol Hill before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on intelligence reform. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** National Counterterrorism Center Director Michael Leiter (left) testifies in January 2010 on Capitol Hill before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on intelligence reform. (Associated Press)

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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Joe Lieberman, Connecticut independent, speaks Tuesday at a news conference on the release of a report on northern border security. The panel's ranking member, Sen. Susan Collins, Maine Republican, looks on. (Associated Press)

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From left, National Counterterrorism Center Director Michael Leiter, Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair, and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Intelligence Reform. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)