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  1. House Democrats downplay findings in Boston Marathon bombing reportRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... Representative Bill Keating. "There is nothing particularly new or significant in it," Representative Bennie Thompson, the top Democrat on the House Committee on Homeland Security, said in a statement. Matt Viser can be reached at ...

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  2. TSA recommends changes after LAX shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    ... can expect to be asked about radio incompatibility by the members of Congress in attendance, including Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Mississippi. "I have lingering concerns about the ability of TSA personnel to communicate with first responders during ...

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  3. TSA wants armed police at airport checkpointsTSA wants armed police...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2014 | News10.net

    ... use different radio systems in airports, and the Los Angeles shooting was reported by cellphone. Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, the top Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee, commended Pistole for his extensive outreach to make airline ...

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  4. Congress recognizes Johnson for service to communityRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | The Tunica Times

    A tribute to Melvin "Toot" Johnson of Tunica by the Honorable Bennie G. Thompson of Mississippi's Second District was read into the Congressional Record recently.

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  5. TSA against arming screeners after LAX shooting - How to sell road...Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | Politico

    ... been prescriptive," Hudson said. "I think that's one of the bigger questions we need to look at." Rep. Bennie Thompson, the top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, said he's still worried about TSA's ability to communicate with first ...

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  6. Lawmakers Express Concern About Secret Service After Amsterdam TripRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | News Max

    ... the latest incident showed "that the report was a cover-up and a whitewash." Mississippi Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson, the ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee, said the incident raised real question marks about an agency ...

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  7. Recommendations for airport screener safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Transportation Security Administration released recommendations Wednesday designed to improve workplace safety after the shooting death of a federal airport screener in Los Angeles last year.

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  8. Mayors push to protect Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    ... departments, and other federal agencies. They also met with members of Congress, including Reps. Bennie Thompson, D-2nd District; Gregg Harper, R-3rd District; and Republican Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker. Brown said the group represents a ...

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  9. TSA wants police at checkpoints after LAX shootingRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2014 | Morning Journal

    ... checkpoints. Waters has called the airport's emergency response an embarrassment. Committee member Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., said in a statement he has "lingering concerns" about TSA's ability to communicate with emergency responders despite ...

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  10. TSA wants armed police at airport checkpointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2014 | USA Today

    ... 1, it took several minutes for police to respond and even longer for Hernandez to receive medical care. Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, the top Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee, commended Pistole for his extensive outreach to make ...

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  11. Mississippi Madness: Politicians Round 1 ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... round. With a 25-point loss, Kenneth Stokes uncharacteristically barely made a peep in the matchup. (3) Bennie Thompson vs. (14) Mary Hawkins-Butler The Queen of Madison toppled the King of the Delta in a battle of two elected officials who are ...

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  12. Plugging the school to prison pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2010 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... to Prison Pipeline that they say is destroying the lives of minority students in the state. U.S. Congressman Bennie Thompson held a forum and panel discussion on the crisis at Tougaloo College. Educators, U.S. Justice Department officials, the ...

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  13. Groups pay for Congress' travelsRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... a congressional delegation. Fu Jen Catholic University paid the $27,000 bill. Democratic 2nd District Rep. Bennie Thompson spoke at a convention of the Maritime Trades Department AFL-CIO in Los Angeles in September. The group paid Thompson's ...

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  14. Mississippi Madness: PoliticiansRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... of supervisors in 2012. Now that she's running for county court judge, will a new Stokes reign supreme? (3) Bennie Thompson vs. (14) Mary Hawkins-Butler Mississippi's longtime congressman versus Madison's longtime mayor. Bennie Thompson has served ...

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  15. Thompson believes education key to equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Congressman Bennie Thompson addresses the audience at the opening of the second day of Winning the Race at Delta State.

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  16. Civil rights attorney and former Detroiter Chokwe Lumumba dies at 66Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | Detroit News

    ... sales tax to help pay for improvements to crumbling roads and an aging water and sewer system. U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Democrat whose district includes most of Jackson, said he has known Lumumba since 1974. 'One of the reasons I was so public ...

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  17. Mississippi DaybookRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... Blanton at 601-432-6333, 769-257-4585 or cblanton@mississippi.edu March 20. SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM - U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., holds a public meeting with the Mississippi Department of Education Office of Healthy Schools and Child Nutrition ...

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  18. Family farmers to gather in Capital City for conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... Farmers Conference slated for March 24-26, 2014, at the Jackson Convention Complex, Jackson. Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) and Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) are invited guests at the convening of the conference. Towner will be the keynote ...

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  19. Reaction to Mayor Lumumba's deathRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    "I am deeply saddened by the death of my friend, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba. I have known Mayor Lumumba since 1974.

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  20. Congress members protest USDAa s proposed poultry inspection systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... welfare," the members, led by Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), Jim Moran (D-Va.), Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) and Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), wrote to Vilsack. "We therefore harbor serious concerns over what we believe are the Food Safety Inspection ...

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