WASHINGTON -- It could only happen in the land of trillion-dollar budgets.

Senior members of the Senate Intelligence Committee were shocked recently to find that the Pentagon and the CIA were spending $350 million to build a spy satellite headquarters near Dulles International Airport. Sen. John Warner, R-Va., said he was"absolutely astonished" at the size of the project in his home state and expressed wonder at how the whole costly enterprise just "slipped up the middle."

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