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  1. 5 things to know about Mississippi Nov. 4 electionRead the original story

    Monday | Washington Times

    ... Danny Bedwell. In the 2nd District, which stretches through the Delta and into Jackson, Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson faces the Reform Party's Shelley Shoemake. In the central 3rd District, Republican Rep. Gregg Harper faces Democrat Douglas ...

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  2. Mississippi goes to the polls on Nov. 4: 5 things you need to know about the electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Danny Bedwell. In the 2nd District, which stretches through the Delta and into Jackson, Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson faces the Reform Party's Shelley Shoemake. In the central 3rd District, Republican Rep. Gregg Harper faces Democrat Douglas ...

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  3. Dr. H. Jack Geiger Medical Center opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... program. CEO John Fairman welcomed the crowd and acknowledged special guests. Geri Adams from Congressman Bennie Thompson 's office and Miles Russell from Sen. Roger Wicker's office gave greetings. Madeline Fairman and Minhye Parks, fourth grade ...

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  4. Dr. H. Jack Geiger Medical Center opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... program. CEO John Fairman welcomed the crowd and acknowledged special guests. Geri Adams from Congressman Bennie Thompson 's office and Miles Russell from Sen. Roger Wicker's office gave greetings. Madeline Fairman and Minhye Parks, fourth grade ...

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  5. Congressman helps DeltaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | The Tunica Times

    CONGRESSMAN BENNIE THOMPSON , Parks & Recreation director Billy Willis , and officials from Tyson Foods and the Mid-South Food Bank were on hand August 7 to receive over 30,000 pounds of assorted meat items for distribution to food pantries in several Delta counties and the Boys and Girls Club's Cafe du Rec in Tunica.

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  6. Circuit clerk provides election informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... Travis Childers is the Democrat running for the senate against Republican Thad Cochran. Democrat Bennie Thompson is unopposed in the 2nd Congressional District race. The deadline to qualify for school board seats is Sept. 5 at 5 p.m. Kelly said, "To ...

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  7. Perkins' leadership is recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Henry Perkins, Jr., mayor of Winstonville, was chosen as the First Vice President of the Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors at the annual meeting in Biloxi in June.

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  8. Mississippi Delta designated official National Heritage AreaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Delta Farm Press

    ... National Heritage Area was authorized under federal law in 2009, with strong support from the state's Rep. Bennie Thompson and Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker. Like other National Heritage Areas, it is a legal partnership between a defined ...

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  9. BC-MS--Daybook, MSRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | WBNS

    Aug. 12. NARFE MEETING - U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., to speak meeting of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association.

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  10. Author LaDonna Marie Wins 2014 DJ Gatsby Book Club Literary AwardRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | OnlinePRNews

    ... on her part, she received a Certificate of Congratulation after capturing the attention of Congressman Bennie Thompson, 2nd district of MS. Then, in 2012, LaDonna was inducted into "Who's Who in Black Mississippi". The following year, she released ...

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  11. Will The Government Shred Your Contract After a Hack?Read the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | Government Executive

    ... the full scope of the potential intrusion and repairs, Homeland Security officials told Nextgov . Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Homeland Security, in a statement, called on DHS "to evaluate its ...

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  12. Congress Grapples with Classification IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Federation of American Scientists

    A bill introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Bennie Thompson would direct the President to reduce the amount of classified information by 10%.

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  13. Rural retreat for DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | The Hill

    ... out on the House side, where the House Democratic Rural Working Group is no more. First chaired by Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi and then by Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin of South Dakota, the entity has ceased to exist since Herseth-Sandlin lost ...

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  14. House Passes Three Bipartisan Cybersecurity Bills to Protect Critical InfrastructureRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | JD Supra

    On July 28, 2014, the House of Representatives passed three bills aimed at enhancing the cybersecurity efforts of the Department of Homeland Security in certain critical infrastructure sectors , including the energy sector : 1 entities and critical infrastructure owners and operators to perform numerous cybersecurity improvement tasks.

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  15. Do feds have a problem with a runawaya document classification?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... of official documents and revamp the federal government's security-clearance system. Reps. Bennie Thompson (Miss.) and Ron Wyden (Ore.) said their bill would reduce classification costs while improving information-sharing and transparency among ...

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  16. Statement by Secretary Johnson on the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection ActRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    ... responding to cyber incidents quicker and more effectively. I salute Congressman Mike McCaul and Congressman Bennie Thompson for their bipartisan leadership on cybersecurity, and their stewardship of H.R. 3696 through the House to passage. I urge ...

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  17. Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Passage of the Homeland Security...Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... security as a nation." The bill was co-sponsored by Congressman Steven Horsford of Nevada and Congressman Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, Ranking Member of the Committee, and Congressman Patrick Meehan of Pennsylvania, Chairman of the Subcommittee. ...

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  18. Mississippi farmers providing supply for high goat demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... money which is real important in farming. And they're getting technical assistance to do that." Congressman Bennie Thompson-D was instrumental in getting the financial assistance program in place. Charles Pickett is hoping more farmers will join in ...

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  19. Political fireworks shows in Mississippi, LouisianaRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... few fireworks among races for the U.S. House and Senate. The state's only Democrat in Congress, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, seemed secure, as did incumbent Republicans in Mississippi's three other House districts. Then came June 3, when tea ...

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  20. Analysis: Political fireworks sparking in Louisiana, MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | The Town Talk

    ... few fireworks among races for the U.S. House and Senate. The state's only Democrat in Congress, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, seemed secure, as did incumbent Republicans in Mississippi's three other House districts. Then came June 3, when tea ...

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