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  1. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    ... the answer, and it was the White House. The reason for this has been obvious...( continued ) Outrageous: Bennie Thompson We have yet another Democratic politician who sees virtually everything through a racial lens. Opposition to Obama is not ...

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  2. Mississippi delegation thanks Obama for disaster declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... storms this week U.S. Senators Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., with U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Gregg Harper, R-Miss., Alan Nunnelee, R-Miss., and Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., on Thursday issued a statement regarding ...

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  3. 'I Hope Jeb Runs,' Says Dubya, Arizona Has Harsh New Revenge Porn...Read the original story

    May 1, 2014 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... guy have anything better to do in his own jurisdiction? Pick another fight with some ranchers, perhaps? Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) recently called Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas an "Uncle Tom." Thompson responded to backlash yesterday ...

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  4. Which Is More Dangerous: a Racist NBA Owner or a Bigoted Member of Congress?Read the original story

    May 1, 2014 | Commentary Magazine

    ... they weren't entirely wrong came from an unlikely source: a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi unwittingly provided evidence that race-based hate is alive and well when, in an interview with a Nation of ...

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  5. NBA's Sterling Shows How Real Racism LooksRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | News Max

    ... of the ugliest possible accusations. The falsehood of such charges rarely slows their deployment. U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. As he declared April 27 on a Nation of Islam webcast, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., "would have the ...

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  6. Dem Defends Calling Justice Thomas - Uncle Tom'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    Rep. Bennie Thompson believes he can call Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas an "Uncle Tom" because Thompson, like Thomas, is black.

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  7. Don't Feel Good About How Fast Donald Sterling Was PunishedRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | US News & World Report

    ... on a matter that makes many Americans uncomfortable? Take a look at another case, this one involving Rep. Bennie Thompson, Democrat of Mississippi. Thompson is a veteran lawmaker and African-American, and surely knows what it's like to be a black ...

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  8. GAO: TSA not making most of imaging techRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | Federal Computer Week

    ... of audits critical of TSA's acquisition and oversight of costly security-related technologies," said Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), ranking member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, in an April 30 statement. "After failing to adequately ...

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  9. Mitch McConnell: Racist - Or Longtime Civil Rights AllyRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    You might have heard about Rep. Bennie Thompson calling Clarence Thomas - the second African-American Supreme Court Justice - an " Uncle Tom ."

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  10. Look: 'Doughnut' safety net in place at CapitolRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | USA Today

    ... still have to to do the most basic things right: get enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., told CNN that some of Clarence Thomas' positions on Supreme Court have been "adverse to the minority community." ...

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  11. Rep. Conyers, seeking 26th term, faces ballot fightRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | USA Today

    ... 1964. (Also this interesting piece of trivia : Conyers once worked in Dingell's congressional office.) Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., told CNN that some of Clarence Thomas' positions on Supreme Court have been "adverse to the minority community." An ...

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  12. Congressman Thompson calls Supreme Court Justice an "Uncle Tom"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Congressman Bennie Thompson isn't backing down from controversial remarks he made about race.

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  13. Have you ever been accused of be...Read the original story

    May 1, 2014 | Minot Daily News

    ... just trying to keep all blacks moving forword...whatever needs to be done to that means. ""Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) on Wednesday stood by his remark that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is an "Uncle Tom" and continued to ...

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  14. Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson stands by remarks about raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    Facing an icy silence from the conservative targets of his racism charges, veteran Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi on Wednesday refused to back down from highly charged remarks in a weekend radio interview.

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  15. Two Delta groups getting economic development fundingRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... Administration has awarded funds to two planning and developing groups in the Mississippi Delta. U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., made the announcement in a news release yesterday. The South Delta Planning and Development District will receive ...

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  16. Claiborne water association to get $191KRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    U.S. Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., announced the funding Tuesday. The Department of Agriculture Rural Development approved a loan of $108,000 and a grant of $83,500 through the Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program.

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  17. Two area airports receive FAA grantsRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... Airport were recently awarded funds for construction and rehabilitation projects. On Friday, Congressman Bennie Thompson announced that both airports received these funds through the Federal Aviation Administration. Cleveland Municipal Airport ...

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  18. Summit aims at keeping youth out of prisonRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... success. "The law enforcement people see it when it gets to the end we have to catch it before," added Rep. Bennie Thompson (D) MS, District 2. Congressman Thompson and Congressman Nunnelee were two of several state officials and police officers who ...

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  19. Bennie Thompson endorses Melvin Priester for mayorRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    On Monday, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson, whose congressional district encompasses a majority of the City of Jackson, announced his support for Ward 2 Councilman and City Council President Melvin Priester, Jr. for mayor of Jackson.

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  20. Transportation leader Foxx pushes for highway fundingRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Mississippi Department of Transportation officials to discuss roads and bridges. He was joined by U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., who said he's optimistic that Congress will agree on a way to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent. "Everybody that ...

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