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  1. Congressmen Urge Council to Table Amendment 40Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Florida Sportsman

    ... to the majority of participants is irresponsible," CSC Co-Chairs Representatives Bob Latta (R-Ohio) and Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) explained in the letter. "Other options that address the needs of the recreational fishery as a whole should be on the ...

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  2. Does CDC Need More Authority to Enforce Its Own Ebola Protocols?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Government Executive

    ... protocols developed by Emory University Hospital," the association stated. The CDC also has heard from Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee, who on Oct. 15 sent a list of questions suggesting ...

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  3. Bynum inaugurated as president at Miss. Valley St.Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The ceremony, held Friday on the university's campus, came more than a year after Bynum was named to head the 2,300-student university on Oct. 8, 2013. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that speakers included Higher Education Chancellor Hank Bounds and Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson.

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  4. TSA chief John Pistole retiring at year's endRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | KETV-TV

    ... pulled back the plan shortly before it was to take effect and later abandoned the idea altogether. U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Mississippi, ranking member on the House Committee on Homeland Security, cited Pistole for his work on the PreCheck ...

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  5. TSA chief John Pistole to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Politico

    ... SA is a stronger and more effective agency due to Administrator Pistole's leadership," said Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, the top Democrat on the Homeland Security panel.

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  6. White House says no Ebola czar, despite callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | WKBT

    ... to specialized biocontainment centers that have been rigorously prepared to treat Ebola cases. Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi said the circumstances surrounding the nurse in Dallas raise the question of "whether ordinary hospitals that may not ...

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  7. Obama Pressed to Name an Ebola CzarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    ... In addition to calls for a czar, the ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Bennie Thompson, wants the CDC to determine whether Ebola patients should be treated at hospitals or moved to biocontainment facilities. "The CDC ...

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  8. White House not naming Ebola a czar,a despite calls to do soRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | WWLP

    ... to specialized biocontainment centers that have been rigorously prepared to treat Ebola cases. Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi said the circumstances surrounding the nurse in Dallas raise the question of "whether ordinary hospitals that may not ...

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  9. Does the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2014 Stand a Chance?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | JD Supra

    "Telehealth saves money and helps save lives. By expanding telehealth services, we can make sure the best care and the best treatments are available to all Americans, no matter where they live."

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  10. Round 2: Set low expectations for the ACA - Second Ebola case in...Read the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Politico

    ... should they encounter an Ebola patient." --TRANSFER THE PATIENT? - That's an idea thrown out there by Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), ranking member of the Committee on Homeland Security. "In the coming days, I encourage the CDC to consider whether ...

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  11. Some lawmakers urge restrictions on flights from Africa to stop EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Los Angeles Times

    Rep. Michael McCaul , left, and Rep. Bennie Thompson preside over a hearing of the House Committee on Homeland Securty on the federal, state and local response to the Ebola case in Dallas. Rep. Michael McCaul , left, and Rep. Bennie Thompson preside over a hearing of the House Committee on Homeland Securty on the federal, state and local response to the Ebola case in Dallas.

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  12. Cornyn, McCaul want Ebola screening at D/FW and Houston IAHRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Dallas Morning News

    ... House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Austin, (left) with the panel's senior Democrat, Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, at a hearing July 23 on terrorism threats. Those procedures apply only to the five airports that account for 94 ...

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  13. Thad Cochran's Democrat Opponent Takes Hardcore Anti-Amnesty PledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Breitbart.com

    ... "One: Shower Democrat voters with food stamps and plead for votes, to engage in vicious race-smears using Bennie Thompson-type tactics. It will be interesting to see if that works against a Democrat in the general." The last public poll of the ...

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  14. Julia Pierson Resignation Steps on Schumer's PresserRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Roll Call

    ... and fortunately, this process has now begun," he said in a statement. A news release with a letter from Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, the top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, calling on President Barack Obama to replace the ...

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  15. The Soul of an Old iPodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Time

    ... for a couple of days. We're headed to down the Delta to Greenville, Ms, for a town meeting with Congressman Bennie Thompson's supporters. But first, Taj insisted, we have to stop at Lansky's-"Clothier to the King"-to buy some shirts.

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  16. Former Mound Bayou mayor indicted for embezzlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... served as mayor of Mound Bayou from 2001 through 2013 and is the brother-in-law of Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson. According to the Associated Press, Thompson lauded the restaurant in the Congressional Record in 2012, saying Kennedy "utilized ...

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  17. Andy Thompson is a fighter for what mattersRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Marietta Times

    If "fighting" for a cause means attending rallies and shouting slogans, any schlub can be called a political fighter. If going toe to toe with the bosses of his own party makes him a fighter, then we have one.

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  18. Former Mound Bayou mayor indicted for embezzlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... served as mayor of Mound Bayou from 2001 through 2013 and is the brother-in-law of Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson. According to the Associated Press, Thompson lauded the restaurant in the Congressional Record in 2012, saying Kennedy "utilized ...

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  19. Our Opinion: Civil Rights martyrs deserve gold medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Newms360.com

    U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran, Mississippi Republicans, have joined Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, in sponsoring legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Freedom Summer civil rights martyrs James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, an appropriate honor for their sacrifice for justice in Mississippi in the summer of 1964. The Wicker-Cochran-Gillibrand bill joins a bill filed in April by U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, the senior member of the Mississippi U.S. House delegation, seeking the gold medal.

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  20. Nearly 1M not on payroll have security clearancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... a situation the department is moving to correct. That can't happen quickly enough for people like Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. "We need to begin to address the over-designation of security clearances to not only strengthen against the disclosure of ...

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