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  1. House passes info sharing bill, ball in Senate courtRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Politico

    ... those people who have been critical to demonstrate leadership," said House Homeland Security ranking member Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) "This is an opportunity for Republican leadership in the Senate to take care of business, and if not, then it would ...

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  2. Senate's NSA skirmish stalling cyber billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Hill

    ... a good message that while there are some outstanding issues, we're still willing to work through them," Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee and a top advocate of one of the lower chamber's cyber ...

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  3. Bill to ban anti-fracking ordinances likely to go forwardRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Off the Kuff

    Despite vociferous opposition from local elected officials, environmentalists and citizens, many Democrats in the Texas Legislature are supporting controversial legislation that would strip local governments of the power to regulate or ban fracking. House Bill 40, by Rep. Drew Darby , is one of 11 measures in the Legislature filed in response to a fracking ban approved by Denton voters in November.

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  4. LaDonna Marie to Appear on Red Letter TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | PR.com

    ... critically acclaimed writer was recognized and received a Certificate of Congratulations from Congressman Bennie Thompson, 2nd district of Mississippi. LaDonna Marie can be inspirational and melancholy. At one moment she's vulnerable; the next, ...

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  5. Pilot Doug Hughes Explains His Mission to Draw Attention to Campaign...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Scared Monkeys

    ... gyrocopter that flew through restricted airspace around the National Mall was undetected by NORAD. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Mississippi, the top minority member on the House Homeland Security Committee, told CNN he had "deep concern" about ...

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  6. Man taken into custody after landing single-person aircraft on Capitol groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KSFO-AM San Francisco

    ... Administration, the area was restricted airspace that Hughes did not get special permission to fly in. Rep. Bennie Thompson, the top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, was awaiting a briefing from the Capitol Police on the gyrocopter ...

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  7. Radio Waves: WEPN extends MSG contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | NorthJersey.com

    ... Rangers and MSG Networks and WEPN. A recent letter from House Committee on Homeland Security ranking member Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., to Federal Communications Committee ...

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  8. Radio Waves: MSG Networks and WEPN-FM (98.7) have agreed to a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | NorthJersey.com

    ... Rangers and MSG Networks and WEPN. A recent letter from House Committee on Homeland Security ranking member Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., to Federal Communications Committee ...

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  9. State of Emergency under reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... GRANTS THROUGH MEMA MAYBE? GREG FLYNN: NOT THAT WE ARE AWARE OF. ACCORDING TO CONGRESSMEN GREGG HARPER AND BENNIE THOMPSON, NO ONE FROM THE CITY OF JACKSON HAS EVEN CONTACTED THEIR OFFICES SEEKING HELP.. VOICE OF: U.S. REP. BENNIE THOMPSON/ MS: ...

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  10. Another Hearing Implicates Top Democrats In EB-5 Visa CorruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Daily Caller

    ... also reached out to several people: One, now former Homeland Security head, Janet Napolitano, and the other, Bennie Thompson. In a textbook case about the dangers of having administrative courts, Mayorkas obtained the administrative judge's opinion ...

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

    Mar 26, 2015 | 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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  12. Watchdog: TSA ignores him after he exposes former terrorist given expedited airport screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | 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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  13. Dr. Gridlock: TSA's Pre-Check program hits the 1 million markRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | 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

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

    Mar 23, 2015 | 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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  15. A famed Virginia Indian tribe seeks federal recognition amid casino fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | 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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  16. Nissan announces $250K donation to six HBCUsRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | 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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  17. Felon using expedited airport security lane renews concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | 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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  18. Felon using expedited airport screening renews concernsRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | 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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  19. FBI: Staff of 30 is investigating Mississippi hangingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | 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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  20. Mississippi Judge Bars Public Defenders from Representing ClientsRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | 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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