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  1. McCaul: Germanwings crash could help terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    ... co-pilot and take down an airplane," McCaul (R-Texas) told POLITICO. McCaul's Democratic counterpart, Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, said the crash exposes vulnerabilities that the committee's leaders will be looking into in the coming weeks, ...

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  2. Watchdog: TSA ignores him after he exposes former terrorist given expedited airport screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Post-Standard

    ... , 68, of St. Paul, who received the expedited clearance at Minneapolis-St .Paul International Airport. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., said he will work with Katko and other committee members that would close such security gaps. Kenneth Fletcher, ...

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  3. Dr. Gridlock: TSA's Pre-Check program hits the 1 million markRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Washington Post

    ... and explosives-related offenses was allowed to pass through the Pre-Check security lane, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, the senior Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, said he will introduce legislation to ensure that such an ... 1 comment

  4. FBI: Autopsy Report Days Away in Hanging of Mississippi ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Skanner

    ... 85 percent of the county's 9,250 residents are African-American. Port Gibson is in the district of U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Democrat and the only black member of Mississippi's congressional delegation. He issued a statement calling on the ...

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  5. A famed Virginia Indian tribe seeks federal recognition amid casino fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Washington Post

    ... customers if the tribe can sell gas, alcohol, cigarettes and other goods without charging state taxes. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) and 10 other members of the Congressional Black Caucus oppose recognition because they say the tribe once dictated ...

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  6. Nissan announces $250K donation to six HBCUsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | University Business

    Today Nissan announced the donation of $250,000 to six local Historically Black Colleges and Universities to promote STEM initiatives at each school to inspire and develop talent. U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson and Nissan executives will present representatives from Alcorn State University, Coahoma Community College, Jackson State University, Mississippi Valley State University, Rust College and Tougaloo College with resources to support their programs.

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  7. Felon using expedited airport security lane renews concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Grand Haven Tribune

    A key lawmaker raised questions about air travel security after a convicted felon and former member of a domestic terrorist organization was able to use an expedited airport security line. Rep. Bennie Thompson, the senior Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, said the disclosure of June 29, 2014 incident highlights shortcomings in how the Transportation Security Administration identifies low-risk passengers as well as the need for Congress to respond.

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  8. Felon using expedited airport screening renews concernsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Commercial Dispatch

    A key lawmaker raised questions about air travel security after a convicted felon and former member of a domestic terrorist organization was able to use an expedited airport security line. Rep. Bennie Thompson, the senior Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, said the disclosure of a June 29, 2014 incident highlights shortcomings in how the Transportation Security Administration identifies low-risk passengers as well as the need for Congress to respond.

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  9. FBI: Staff of 30 is investigating Mississippi hangingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Columbian

    ... dotted with modest houses and trailers in states of disrepair. Port Gibson is in the district of U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Democrat and the only black member of Mississippi's congressional delegation. He issued a statement calling on the ...

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  10. Mississippi Judge Bars Public Defenders from Representing ClientsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Common Dreams

    Congressman Bennie Thompson is asking the Department of Justice to investigate recent events in Hinds County, Mississippi, where a judge is refusing to allow public defenders to represent their clients in his court. Judge Jeffrey Weill seems to believe public defenders should be more deferential to him and less passionate in the representation of their clients.

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  11. FBI asks for patience in black man's hanging in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Daily Record

    ... dotted with modest houses and trailers in states of disrepair. Port Gibson is in the district of U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Democrat and the only black member of Mississippi's congressional delegation. He issued a statement calling on the ...

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  12. Disclosure that a felon used expedited airport security line renews airplane security concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A key lawmaker raised questions about air travel security after a convicted felon and former member of a domestic terrorist organization was able to use an expedited airport security line. Rep. Bennie Thompson, the senior Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, said the disclosure of June 29, 2014 incident highlights shortcomings in how the Transportation Security Administration identifies low-risk passengers as well as the need for Congress to respond.

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  13. FBI asks for patience as black man's hanging death in Mississippi scrutinizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | OregonLive.com

    ... dotted with modest houses and trailers in states of disrepair. Port Gibson is in the district of U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Democrat and the only black member of Mississippi's congressional delegation. He issued a statement calling on the ...

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  14. Nissan donates $250,000 to historically black collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... PEOPLE TODAY, SO THAT TOMORROW WE HAVE A GOOD AND TALENTED AND SKILLED EMPLOYEE. MISSISSIPPI CONGRESSMAN BENNIE THOMPSON, A DEMOCRAT, WHO IS THE STATE'S ONLY BLACK CONGRESSMAN, SPOKE AT THE CEREMONY AND TALKED WITH US LATER ABOUT THE DONATION. ...

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  15. FBI investigating whether black man's hanging in Mississippi was homicide or suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | CBC News

    ... dotted with modest houses and trailers in states of disrepair. Port Gibson is in the district of U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Democrat and the only black member of Mississippi's congressional delegation. He issued a statement calling on the ...

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  16. Secret Service picks longtime insider, son of former director, as new deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Washington Post

    ... to take the recurring advice regarding the need to bring in leadership from outside the agency," said Rep. Bennie Thompson (Miss.), ranking Democrat of the House Homeland Security Committee. "Cultures do not change easily, and it is all the more ...

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  17. Mobile Mammography Center visits the Pine BeltRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... (HBCU) to promote STEM initiatives at each school to inspire and develop talent. U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Nissan executives will present representatives from Alcorn State University, Coahoma Community College, Jackson State ...

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    Friday Mar 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Today Nissan announced the donation of $250,000 to six local Historically Black Colleges and Universities to promote STEM initiatives at each school to inspire and develop talent. U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson and Nissan executives will present representatives from Alcorn State University, Coahoma Community College, Jackson State University, Mississippi Valley State University, Rust College and Tougaloo College with resources to support their programs.

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  19. Central Defense Staffing to host recruitment fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... (HBCU) to promote STEM initiatives at each school to inspire and develop talent. U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Nissan executives will present representatives from Alcorn State University, Coahoma Community College, Jackson State ...

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  20. Investigation continues into hanging death of Otis ByrdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... that person...if someone murdered him, that person will be brought to justice." Friday morning, Congressman Bennie Thompson released a statement about the situation: "I support the efforts of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies as they ...

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