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airport check 2 Obama: I Understand Rage Over Enhanced Screening

(AP)  President Barack Obama has asked security officials whether there’s a less intrusive way to screen U.S. airline passengers than the pat-downs and body scans causing a holiday-season uproar.

For now, they’ve told him there isn’t one, the president said Saturday in response to a question at the NATO summit in Lisbon.

“I understand people’s frustrations,” Obama said, while acknowledging that he’s never had to undergo the stepped-up screening methods.

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http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/11/20/national/main7074175.shtml?tag=stack

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