Two of the four Republicans who put the Senate version of the bill over the top last month — Sens. Olympia J. Snowe and Susan Collins of Maine — have said they're inclined to support the final bill.
Finance bill clears House hurdle →
"The GAO testimony today shows that vulnerabilities in the U.S. passport system exist that could allow a foreign terrorist to use fraudulent citizenship and identity documents to successfully obtain a passport," she said in a statement.
Passport officials ask for tools to fight fraud →