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Bill Would Tighten Driver's License Standards

The House is expected to vote Thursday on a bill that would make it tougher for illegal immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. Advocates view it as a necessary way to protect the nation from terrorism. Some Democrats see it as a backdoor attempt to overhaul immigration laws in what Republicans call a national security bill.

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Andrea Seabrook covers Capitol Hill as NPR's Congressional Correspondent.