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  1. GAO: TSA should test expedited screening betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | USA Today

    ... inclusion, in a report released Friday. The top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, said relying on behavior-detection officers puts the aviation system at risk. The Department of Homeland Security ...

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  2. Black Hill Staffers Pose For 'Hands Up Don't Shoot' PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Sweetness & Light

    ... ensure that all Americans are treated equally before the law." He and Reps. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) and Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) sent a letter to House leaders Tuesday calling on them to hold a series of hearings into events that "have fractured ...

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  3. House staffers join in solidarity with police protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Washington Post

    ... ensure that all Americans are treated equally before the law." He and Reps. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) and Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) sent a letter to House leaders on Tuesday calling on them to hold a series of hearings into events that "have ...

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  4. Police brutality in America a natural result of government thinking of citizens as "subjects"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | NewsTarget.com

    ... issues involving the privacy and civil liberties of many Americans - including war veterans," wrote Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Mississippi, then-chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, who added that he was "dumbfounded" by the claim. Then ...

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  5. Lawmakers seeking hearings on police tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | CBS News

    ... in Ferguson, Mo. , and Staten Island, N.Y. Reps. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, John Conyers of Michigan and Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, all members of the Congressional Black Caucus, made the request in a letter Tuesday to the incoming GOP ...

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  6. Obama-inspired lawsuit aside, immigration dance requires a partnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Mississippi Press

    ... who come here and do not speak our language, have no relatives in Mississippi." At the same time, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson argued in a separate letter to Obama that Bryant doesn't speak for all Mississippians when talking about immigration. So ...

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  7. Democrats Irrelevant? Don't Be So Sure, Pelosi PromisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Roll Call

    ... in positions where they would become chairs." The same is true, she said, for members of color, such as Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, whom she tapped to be top Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee. "There were people more senior who ...

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  8. Marion Barry Sent Off With Lengthy, Often Lively MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | City Paper

    ... man who cheated on his wife and used drugs. Despite the many speeches from District bigwigs, Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson from Barry's native Mississippi had the best explanation for why thousands came out in dismal weather to remember Barry. ...

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  9. Republicans Move Forward With Year-Long Funding Bill a for Most AgenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Government Executive

    ... hearing Tuesday morning that temporary funding would make it harder to run his department effectively. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee where Johnson testified, said the emerging plan would hurt ...

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  10. Jeh Johnson defends Obama immigration action to House RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Washington Post

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson arrives to testify on the impact of President Obama's executive action on immigration before a House Homeland Security Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg House Republicans clashed with the Obama administration over its recent executive actions on immigration Tuesday, with lawmakers blasting the measures as divisive and illegal but a top administration official defending them as a lawful and necessary first step toward fixing the nation's broken immigration system.

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  11. GOP vows to fight Obamaa s amnesty early next yearRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Washington Times

    President Barack Obama meets with community leaders at the Copernicus Community Center in Chicago to discuss immigration reform, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Obama visited his hometown to promote his executive action on immigration.

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  12. Republicans seek ways to block Obama on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | USA Today

    ... a lawsuit against the administration to challenge the constitutionality of Obama's action. Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, the senior Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee, said cutting funding to the Department of Homeland Security would be ...

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  13. Jones County woman celebrates century of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... honor of her service to the community, Collins received a special resolution from the Office of Congressman Bennie Thompson who called her a "virtuous woman". Collins is the mother of four children.

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  14. Black House members urge halt to recognition of Va. Indian tribe that banned intermarriageRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Turtle Island News

    ... has responded to the request, made in a Sept. 23 letter, according to a spokeswoman for Mississippi Democrat Bennie Thompson, who signed the letter. The letter cited a report by the Interior Department's Bureau of Indian Affairs that quoted tribal ...

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  15. Lawmakers object to feds recognizing Virginia's Pamunkey tribe due to intermarriage banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    ... has responded to the request, made in a Sept. 23 letter, according to a spokeswoman for Mississippi Democrat Bennie Thompson, who signed the letter. The letter cited a report by the Interior Department's Bureau of Indian Affairs that quoted tribal ...

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  16. Is this small Virginia tribe racist?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... has responded to the request, made in a Sept. 23 letter, according to a spokeswoman for Mississippi Democrat Bennie Thompson, who signed the letter. The letter cited a report by the Interior Department's Bureau of Indian Affairs that quoted tribal ...

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  17. Pamunkey tribe under scrutiny for past interracial marriage banRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Hot Air

    ... has responded to the request, made in a Sept. 23 letter, according to a spokeswoman for Mississippi Democrat Bennie Thompson, who signed the letter. The letter cited a report by the Interior Department's Bureau of Indian Affairs that quoted tribal ...

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  18. Past ban on marrying blacks may mar tribe's futureRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | The Navajo Times

    ... has responded to the request, made in a Sept. 23 letter, according to a spokeswoman for Mississippi Democrat Bennie Thompson, who signed the letter. The letter cited a report by the Interior Department's Bureau of Indian Affairs that quoted tribal ...

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  19. Defunct interracial marriage ban hinders tribal recognitionRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | NWAonline

    This is a Oct. 30, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Bennie Thompson, D- Miss., as he speaks in Jackson, Miss. Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus, including Thompson, are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of the Pamunkey tribe in southeast Virginia because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.

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  20. Congressional Black Caucus Members Urging Obama Administration To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | CBS Local

    ... has responded to the request, made in a Sept. 23 letter, according to a spokeswoman for Mississippi Democrat Bennie Thompson, who signed the letter. The letter cited a report by the Interior Department's Bureau of Indian Affairs that quoted tribal ...

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