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

    Jul 9, 2014 | 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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  2. Fantasy Redistricting: Gran MississippiRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | 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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  3. 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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  4. Still here, still struggling, still fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | Final Call

    ... of Jackson more than 100 miles away, only one of five seats in the U.S. House has a Black Representative-Bennie Thompson, a Democrat and former chair of the Homeland Security Committee. Ironically, in a Senate run-off election between Sen. Thad ...

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  5. Congressional Black Caucus to Thad Cochran: You Owe UsRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Free Republic

    ... is warranted.' Although Cochran may not have seemed like a natural choice for many black voters, Rep. Bennie Thompson said that he was the better alternative. 'Thad Cochran represented an opportunity to vote against times past,' the Mississippi ...

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  6. Obama Official Claimed Border 'Adaquately Staffed' 6 Days Before WH Requested $2 BillionRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    ... functions," Vitiello said Tuesday when asked about Border Patrol staffing levels by committee ranking member Bennie Thompson (D-MS). "But the reports that we got on Friday, I'm very comfortable that they have the resources that are available and ...

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  7. GOP runoff in Mississippi shows new angle to minority votingRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    ... 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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  8. GOP runoff shows new angle to minority votingRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    ... 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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  9. Minority voters flexing muscle after Cochran winRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    ... 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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  10. Cochran's Miss. win shows new angle to minority voting - Suicide eyed in Tea Party leader's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | Fox News

    ... 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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  11. Black Voters Flexing Muscle After Cochran WinRead the original story w/Photo

    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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  12. LIVE: Texas Congressmen news conference regarding immigration crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Congressman Ruben Hinojosa will be joined by Congressman Filemon Vela , a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, and Bennie G. Thompson , Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, for a tour of McAllen Border Patrol detention facilities and briefing from Border Patrol agents regarding unaccompanied children at 9 a.m. June ... (more)

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  13. Bennie Thompson Explains How ThadCochran Can Reward Black VotersRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Lucianne.com

    Senator Thad Cochran needs to reward the black voters who crossed party lines to support him in his runoff against tea party challenger Chris McDaniel by backing some concrete policy initiatives, according the the state's only member of the Congressional Black Caucus.

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  14. Challenger won't concede in Cochran raceRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Recordpub.com

    ... to its citizens and you use code words like 'they have lived off the government too long,'" said Rep. Bennie Thompson, "to the average black Mississippian, those code words bring up too much of the past. And I just think that McDaniel did as much ...

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