Wall Street sees security winning out over privacy after failed bombing

The failed attempt to bomb a Northwest flight from Amsterdam to Detroit is expected to give momentum to those arguing for high-tech scanning systems that might have detected the explosives the alleged Detroit bomber hid in his underwear.

In June, the House approved an amendment sponsored by Rep. Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzDC residents back Utah rep's primary challenger If Democrats want to take back the White House start now Sanders: 'If you don't have the guts to face your constituents,' you shouldn't be in Congress MORE (R-Utah) that would prohibit the Transportation Security Administration from using Whole Body-Imaging machines for primary screening at airports. The amendment was approved in a 310-118 vote, with 191 Democrats and 119 Republicans voting for it. (Both House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and Minority Leader John BoehnerJohn BoehnerHouse markup of ObamaCare repeal bill up in the air Conservatives to Congress: Get moving Boehner: ObamaCare repeal and replace 'not going to happen' MORE, R-Ohio voted aye.)