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  1. Some lawmakers urge restrictions on flights from Africa to stop EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Rep. Michael McCaul , left, and Rep. Bennie Thompson preside over a hearing of the House Committee on Homeland Securty on the federal, state and local response to the Ebola case in Dallas. Rep. Michael McCaul , left, and Rep. Bennie Thompson preside over a hearing of the House Committee on Homeland Securty on the federal, state and local response to the Ebola case in Dallas.

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  2. Cornyn, McCaul want Ebola screening at D/FW and Houston IAHRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Austin, (left) with the panel's senior Democrat, Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, at a hearing July 23 on terrorism threats. Those procedures apply only to the five airports that account for 94 ...

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  3. Thad Cochran's Democrat Opponent Takes Hardcore Anti-Amnesty PledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    ... "One: Shower Democrat voters with food stamps and plead for votes, to engage in vicious race-smears using Bennie Thompson-type tactics. It will be interesting to see if that works against a Democrat in the general." The last public poll of the ...

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  4. Julia Pierson Resignation Steps on Schumer's PresserRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... and fortunately, this process has now begun," he said in a statement. A news release with a letter from Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, the top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, calling on President Barack Obama to replace the ...

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  5. The Soul of an Old iPodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Time

    ... for a couple of days. We're headed to down the Delta to Greenville, Ms, for a town meeting with Congressman Bennie Thompson's supporters. But first, Taj insisted, we have to stop at Lansky's-"Clothier to the King"-to buy some shirts.

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  6. Former Mound Bayou mayor indicted for embezzlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... served as mayor of Mound Bayou from 2001 through 2013 and is the brother-in-law of Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson. According to the Associated Press, Thompson lauded the restaurant in the Congressional Record in 2012, saying Kennedy "utilized ...

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  7. Andy Thompson is a fighter for what mattersRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Marietta Times

    If "fighting" for a cause means attending rallies and shouting slogans, any schlub can be called a political fighter. If going toe to toe with the bosses of his own party makes him a fighter, then we have one.

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  8. Our Opinion: Civil Rights martyrs deserve gold medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Newms360.com

    U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran, Mississippi Republicans, have joined Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, in sponsoring legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Freedom Summer civil rights martyrs James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, an appropriate honor for their sacrifice for justice in Mississippi in the summer of 1964. The Wicker-Cochran-Gillibrand bill joins a bill filed in April by U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, the senior member of the Mississippi U.S. House delegation, seeking the gold medal.

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  9. Nearly 1M not on payroll have security clearancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... a situation the department is moving to correct. That can't happen quickly enough for people like Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. "We need to begin to address the over-designation of security clearances to not only strengthen against the disclosure of ...

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  10. Nearly 1M not on payroll have defense security clearancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... a situation the department is moving to correct. That can't happen quickly enough for people like Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. "We need to begin to address the over-designation of security clearances to not only strengthen against the disclosure of ...

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  11. Eligible for security clearance, but not on DODa s payroll?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... a situation the department is moving to correct. That can't happen quickly enough for people like Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.). "We need to begin to address the over-designation of security clearances to not only strengthen against the disclosure ...

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  12. Clarence Thomas exemplifies classRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... he said in his lecture last week. "My colleagues and I know we don't have the Gospel." Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi called the justice an "Uncle Tom" in April, claiming that Thomas "doesn't like black people, he doesn't like being ...

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  13. GBTA Against Hiking Fees on Air TravelersRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Travel Industry Wire

    ... security taxes. House Homeland Security Committee Chair Mike McCaul (R-TX), full committee ranking member Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and subcommittee ranking member Cedric Richmond (D-LA) are co-sponsoring the bill, making it a bipartisan effort. The ...

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  14. HOMELAND' ADMITS: Hard to Detect Terrorists in Sea of Illegal AliensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    ... that a risk to U.S. homeland security. In response to a question by the committee's ranking-member, Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), regarding the threat of ISIL crossing into the U.S. through the southwest border, Johnson said there is "no specific ...

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  15. A4A Applauds Bipartisan House Action to Protect Travelers from Unjust Passenger Tax HikeRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Travel Industry Wire

    Says passage of the Hudson/Richmond bill restores the round-trip cap, bringing application of the passenger security tax in line with Congressional intent Airlines for America , the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, applauded unanimous House passage of bipartisan legislation authored by Reps. Richard Hudson and Cedric Richmond , along with House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul and Ranking Member Bennie Thompson , to protect airline customers from higher passenger security taxes, which are unlawfully being collected by the federal government.

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  16. Dem on Islamic State: 'Violent Extremism Has No Race, Ethnicity, Religion or Culture'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    Rep. Bennie Thompson said at the House Homeland Security Committee hearing on Wednesday that the threat posed to the homeland by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant has nothing to do with religion or culture. "Last month's arrest of Dan Morgan illustrates my long-standing view that we must reject specific ethnic or religious profiles of "would-be terrorists," Thompson, ranking member on the committee, said. 1 comment

  17. A4A Commends Introduction of Hudson/Richmond Bill to Protect Travelers from Unjust Passenger Tax HikeRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | Business Wire

    Airlines for America , the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines , applauded legislation introduced today by Reps. Richard Hudson and Cedric Richmond , along with Chairman Michael McCaul and Ranking Member Bennie Thompson , to protect airline customers from higher passenger security taxes, which are unlawfully being collected by the federal government.

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  18. Rep. Thompson's bill on Coast Guard Academy congressional nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | USA Today

    Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., talks about his bill that would give representatives power to nominate candidates for the U.S Coast Guard Academy. Rep. Thompson's bill on Coast Guard Academy congressional nominations Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., talks about his bill that would give representatives power to nominate candidates for the U.S Coast Guard Academy.

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  19. Rep. Thompson's bill on Coast Guard Academy congressional...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | USA Today

    Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., talks about his bill that would give representatives power to nominate candidates for the U.S Coast Guard Academy. Rep. Thompson's bill on Coast Guard Academy congressional nominations Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., talks about his bill that would give representatives power to nominate candidates for the U.S Coast Guard Academy.

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  20. Music Foundation receives awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    U.S. Rep. Bennie G. Thompson announced this week that the United States Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration has awarded $1,250,000 to the Cleveland Music Foundation for construction of infrastructure to support tourism and business growth. This EDA investment will be used to construct an access road and upgrade infrastructure on the Delta State University campus in Cleveland.

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