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  1. Electoral process could use a dose of honesty, integrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Daily Lobo

    Jeremy Reynalds' Feb. 9 column regarding Rep. Joe Thompson's bill requiring photo identification at polling places hit the nail on the head. In politics, few issues have a clear right or wrong.

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  2. Musicians, friends react to blues legend BB King's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... of pride for the Mississippi Delta and its greatest ambassador across the world." - Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, whose congressional district includes the Mississippi Delta, where King was born "He was a brilliant blues guitarist and a ...

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  3. Notes From Near and Far on Death of Blues Legend B.B. KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Daily News

    ... of pride for the Mississippi Delta and its greatest ambassador across the world." Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson , whose congressional district includes the Mississippi Delta, where King was born "He was a brilliant blues guitarist and a kind, ...

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  4. B.B. King's death at age 89 draws notes from near and far on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... of pride for the Mississippi Delta and its greatest ambassador across the world." - Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, whose congressional district includes the Mississippi Delta, where King was born "He was a brilliant blues guitarist and a ...

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  5. Musicians, friends react to blues legend BB King's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | KMIR 6

    ... of pride for the Mississippi Delta and its greatest ambassador across the world." - Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, whose congressional district includes the Mississippi Delta, where King was born "He was a brilliant blues guitarist and a ...

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... saddened by BB's passing. Mississippi has lost a legend. He is the king. The thrill is gone." Congressman Bennie Thompson said, "B.B. King, born and raised in Indianola, Mississippi, is one of the giants of American music and it is with great ...

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  7. Notes From Near and Far on Death of Blues Legend B.B. KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Daily News

    ... of pride for the Mississippi Delta and its greatest ambassador across the world." Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson , whose congressional district includes the Mississippi Delta, where King was born "He was a brilliant blues guitarist and a kind, ...

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  8. Musicians, friends react to B.B. King's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

    ... rce of pride for the Mississippi Delta and its greatest ambassador across the world." - Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, whose congressional district includes the Mississippi Delta, where King was born

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  9. Mississippians mourn death of blues legend B.B. KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... great icon but I am confident that his legacy of excellence and his music will live on forever." - U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. "As an ambassador to the world for the blues and Mississippi's rich musical tradition, his talent and personality ...

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  10. Eight days out, and still no patch plan - DOT preps states for...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Politico

    ... in both passenger and baggage screening. The House Homeland Security Committee's ranking Democrat, Rep. Bennie Thompson, called the agency out for the shortcomings. "Correctly maintaining sensitive screening equipment at our nation's airports is ...

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  11. DISA cloud providers, DHS streamlining, a new IT management bill and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Federal Computer Week

    ... from Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.), Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.), and Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), would give the DHS undersecretary for management more authority over major acquisitions programs, including the ...

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  12. Lawmakers Look to Limit TSA Precheck's Low-Risk, Random Sample ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Skift

    ... on-site security risk assessments to identify passengers for expedited screening is keeping us secure," Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) said in a statement reported by The Hill . Mr. Thompson and several other bipartisan lawmakers have proposed ...

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  13. GBTA Praises Bill Ending Managed Inclusion for PreCheckRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Hotel Interactive

    Reps. Bennie Thompson , John Katko and Kathleen Rice introduced a bill that would end managed inclusion for PreCheck, a practice where Transportation Security Administration agents allow travelers to use PreCheck lanes when they have not been properly vetted. The statement below can be attributed to Michael W. McCormick, Executive Director and COO of the Global Business Travel Association.

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  14. Homeland Security No. 2 grilled on visa casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | NWAonline

    ... He said he plans to investigate further the agency's foreign-investor visa program, known as EB-5. Rep. Bennie Thompson, the top Democrat on the committee, said Thursday that Roth's report was incomplete and didn't highlight that Mayorkas was ...

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  15. DHS No. 2 Regrets Perception of Favoritism in Visa CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | News Max

    ... He said he plans to investigate further the agency's foreign-investor visa program, known as EB-5. Rep. Bennie Thompson, the top Democrat on the committee, said Thursday that Roth's report was incomplete and didn't highlight that Mayorkas was ...

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  16. Top DHS Official Denies Political Favoritism in - $500,000 Visa' ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... that would lead you to believe that only Democrats contacted you on behalf of these projects," said Rep. Bennie Thompson, Miss., the ranking Democrat on the committee. The committee's chairman, Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said he was persuaded ...

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  17. DHS No. 2 regrets 'perception' of favoritism in visa casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... Political appointees should be held to the same ethical standards, I believe, as the rank and file." Rep. Bennie Thompson, the top Democrat on the committee, said Thursday that Roth's report was incomplete and didn't highlight that Mayorkas was ...

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  18. DHS No. 2 regrets a perceptiona of favoritism in visa casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... Political appointees should be held to the same ethical standards, I believe, as the rank and file." Rep. Bennie Thompson, the top Democrat on the committee, said Thursday that Roth's report was incomplete and didn't highlight that Mayorkas was ...

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  19. Obama nominates new TSA chiefRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Central Ohio

    ... the threats our nation faces," Thune said. The top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, said Neffenger would bring ample leadership to the agency. TSA was often a target for congressional criticism ...

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

    Monday Apr 27 | 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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