Lieberman to hold aviation security hearing

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Lieberman's office said Thursday the hearing would "examine the development of new technologies used in screening airline passengers, detecting suspicious cargo, and uncovering potential terrorist threats."

"This is the last in a series of hearings the Committee has held to examine the country’s improved preparedness since 9/11 and what vulnerabilities still remain," Lieberman's office said in the announcement.

The hearing will take place next Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.