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  1. Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Passage of the Homeland Security...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... security as a nation." The bill was co-sponsored by Congressman Steven Horsford of Nevada and Congressman Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, Ranking Member of the Committee, and Congressman Patrick Meehan of Pennsylvania, Chairman of the Subcommittee. ...

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  2. Mississippi farmers providing supply for high goat demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... money which is real important in farming. And they're getting technical assistance to do that." Congressman Bennie Thompson-D was instrumental in getting the financial assistance program in place. Charles Pickett is hoping more farmers will join in ...

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  3. Political fireworks shows in Mississippi, LouisianaRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | The Mississippi Press

    ... few fireworks among races for the U.S. House and Senate. The state's only Democrat in Congress, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, seemed secure, as did incumbent Republicans in Mississippi's three other House districts. Then came June 3, when tea ...

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  4. Analysis: Political fireworks sparking in Louisiana, MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | The Town Talk

    ... few fireworks among races for the U.S. House and Senate. The state's only Democrat in Congress, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, seemed secure, as did incumbent Republicans in Mississippi's three other House districts. Then came June 3, when tea ...

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  5. Political fireworks in Louisiana, MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Sunherald.com

    ... few fireworks among races for the U.S. House and Senate. The state's only Democrat in Congress, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, seemed secure, as did incumbent Republicans in Mississippi's three other House districts. Then came June 3, when tea ...

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  6. Clyburn open to changing border lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Hill

    ... up the Senate immigration bill. House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) have introduced border security legislation that would direct the DHS to develop a comprehensive strategy to gain ...

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  7. Airport lands tenant, looks to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Vicksburg Post

    ... home to the MRC jet until it moved to VTR by the mid-2000s. Washington said he's been talking to U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, economic development officials and business interests to keep the airport a viable option for corporate trips. Improvements ...

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  8. Richmond gets 1st bill past HouseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    ... e organization concentrates on the most senior vets. The bill was filed by Richmond in June with co-sponsors Bennie Thompson, D-Miss.; and Republicans Richard Hudson, of North Carolina; Michael McCaul, of Texas; and Steven Polazzo, of Mississippi.

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  9. House passes Richmonda s first billRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    ... on the most senior vets. The bill was filed by Richmond in June and has four co-sponsors: Democrat Bennie Thompson, of Mississippi, and Republicans Richard Hudson, of North Carolina, Michael McCaul, of Texas, and Steven Polazzo, of Mississippi. It ...

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  10. The Delta gains national recognitionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Washington Times

    ... ored in the Senate by Republican Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker and in the House by Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson. "I was able to help shepherd the legislation and I look forward to working with the heritage area in the future," Thompson said.

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  11. Neshoba Fair could shape Senate raceRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... picture between cutout photos of folks like Hillary Clinton and Mississippi's only black congressman, Rep. Bennie Thompson. There are no similar large-scale gatherings geared mostly toward black audiences that are considered must-do stops for ...

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  12. Copiah County dedicates Joe L. Johnson Safe RoomRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... than 900 people. During calmer weather, citizens can use it for receptions and other events. Congressman Bennie Thompson says $150 million in grants was made available for safe rooms across Mississippi, but not all counties applied. "They pretty ...

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  13. AP analysis: Neshoba County Fair should help shift focus of Mississippi's race for U.S. SenateRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Mississippi Press

    ... picture between cutout photos of folks like Hillary Clinton and Mississippi's only black congressman, Rep. Bennie Thompson. There are no similar large-scale gatherings geared mostly toward black audiences that are considered must-do stops for ...

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  14. LaForge hosts summit with Delta mayorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... 2014 and featured several keynote speakers including former Mississippi Governor William Winter, Congressman Bennie Thompson, and Civil Rights Expert John Dittmer. "We just received a national award for that (conference)," said LaForge, mentioning ...

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  15. Other Views: Holder's double racial standardsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... going up in flames all over the world, is racial animus behind any of that? Where was Holder when Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., slandered Clarence Thomas as an "Uncle Tom"? Or when a syndicated liberal cartoonist portrayed Condoleezza Rice as a ...

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  16. Ruddy: Embrace Obama's Border Security BillRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | News Max

    ... the House committee unanimously and had Democratic co-sponsors, including Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-TX; Bennie Thompson, D-Miss; and Henry Cuellar, D-TX. For Republicans who understandably don't trust the Obama administration, the McCaul plan makes ...

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  17. Chemical Security Bill Passes House; Democrats Eye Changes in SenateRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | National Journal

    ... that they say will make it more effective and provide companies with regulatory certainty. Representative Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) said on the House floor Tuesday that the bill, which the lower chamber ultimately approved by voice vote, was a "good ...

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  18. Minority voters flexing muscle after Cochran win?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Final Call

    ... did as much for the Cochran turnout in the Black community as Cochran people did," said Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson, Mississippi's sole Black congressman. Agitating minority voters may soon prove politically risky anywhere in the nation: the ...

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  19. Fantasy Redistricting: Gran MississippiRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Daily Kos

    ... white-flight neighborhoods free of the horror (snark) that is being represented by moderate Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson. If Republicans had free rein here, they would draw the map differently, no doubt -- especially because influential ...

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  20. Re: Black Voters Flexing Muscle After Cochran WinRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | NewsOne

    ... did as much for the Cochran turnout in the black community as Cochran people did," said Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson, Mississippi's sole black congressman. Agitating minority voters may soon prove politically risky anywhere in the nation: the ...

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