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  1. Lawmakers disagree on whether 'war on poverty' has succeededRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2014 | The News-Star

    ... programs missed their mark and need to be overhauled. "There has to be some middle ground," Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi said. "At this point, we have people who I think take the most extreme measures (against) the most vulnerable ...

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  2. Officials split on war on poverty's resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    ... programs missed their mark and need to be overhauled. "There has to be some middle ground," Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi said. "At this point, we have people who I think take the most extreme measures (against) the most vulnerable ...

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  3. Sen. Cochran calls for repeal of health care law in GOP addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    ... year, told reporters, "We're trying to undo it and kill it, defund it and stop it in its tracks." But Rep. Bennie Thompson, who supports the law, calls it a "step in right direction." "There were too many people in my district suffering from the ...

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  4. Ex-Republican runs as Democrat for US SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... when he ran as a Republican for the U.S. House in 2010 and 2012. Both times, he lost to Democratic incumbent Bennie Thompson. Marcy, 67, said Friday that he filed qualifying papers for the Senate race Wednesday with the state Democratic Party. He's ...

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  5. Ex-Republican running as Dem for US Senate in MississippiRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... when he ran as a Republican for the U.S. House in 2010 and 2012. Both times, he lost to Democratic incumbent Bennie Thompson. Marcy, 67, said he filed qualifying papers for the Senate race with the state Democratic Party. He's the first Democrat to ...

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  6. Ex-Republican runs as Dem for US Senate in MissRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 | Free Republic

    ... when he ran as a Republican for the U.S. House in 2010 and 2012. Both times, he lost to Democratic incumbent Bennie Thompson. Marcy, 67, said Friday that he filed qualifying papers for the Senate race Wednesday with the state Democratic Party. He's ...

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  7. Former Republican Bill Marcy running as Democrat in U.S. Senate race in MississippiRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... when he ran as a Republican for the U.S. House in 2010 and 2012. Both times, he lost to Democratic incumbent Bennie Thompson. Republican Thad Cochran, first elected to the Senate in 1978, faces a primary challenge from Chris McDaniel, a state ...

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  8. Ex-Republican Bill Marcy to run as Dem for U.S. Senate in Miss.Read the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... when he ran as a Republican for the U.S. House in 2010 and 2012. Both times, he lost to Democratic incumbent Bennie Thompson. Marcy said Friday that he filed qualifying papers Wednesday with the state Democratic Party. Republican Thad Cochran, ...

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  9. Advocates Still Hope for Federal Protective Service OverhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2013 | Roll Call

    ... in 2010 and 2012, but the full Senate never voted on the bill. Former House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson , D-Miss., who now serves as ranking member on the committee, reintroduced an FPS overhaul bill in February 2013. He sponsored the ...

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  10. Montgomery Council District 5 applicant field reaches nineRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2014 | Gazette.net

    ... for the ranking member of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee on Homeland Security, Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), said she believes her experience in more than 24 years as a congressional aide would help her get started quickly ...

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  11. Advocates Still Hope for Federal Protective Service OverhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2013 | Roll Call

    ... in 2010 and 2012, but the full Senate never voted on the bill. Former House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson , D-Miss., who now serves as ranking member on the committee, reintroduced an FPS overhaul bill in February 2013. He sponsored the ...

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  12. Honor sought for trio slain in '64Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... of a Birmingham church, and there is hope for a similar honor for the slain trio. Second District U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson said the trio deserves to be recognized. The Democratic congressman has spoken with some family members, who he says support ...

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  13. Election systems don't reward consensus-buildersRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... is no registration by party, all sorts of treachery becomes more likely. No less than senior U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., has recognized this. He went to federal court to try to get Mississippi in line with other states with closed primaries ...

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  14. Charlie Mitchell: State's primary system does not reward consensus-buildersRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2013 | Sunherald.com

    ... there is no registration by party, all sorts of treachery becomes more likely. No less than senior U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., has recognized this. He went to federal court to try to get Mississippi in line with other states with closed ...

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  15. Sugarman's story sharedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2013 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... mainly set in 1939. Visit andrewsugarmandaniel.com for details. Gore said she contacted 2nd District Rep. Bennie Thompson's office to suggest a commemorative marker for Sugarman. On the ultimate wish list, she'd love to see a statue of him or a ...

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  16. NRA-ILA Federal Legislative RoundupRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2013 | AmmoLand

    ... 21, 2013, Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Co-Chairs, U.S. Representatives Bob Latta (R-Ohio) and Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), introduced H.R. 3590, The SHARE Act of 2013. This NRA-backed legislation includes several important updates and changes ...

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  17. Secret Service misbehavior isn't widespread, report saysRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2013 | CNN

    An internal government review released Friday found no "widespread" misconduct or inappropriate behavior among U.S. Secret Service employees, after concerns were raised in Congress about the agency's disciplinary controls following a prostitution scandal.

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  18. Obama, top Dems now appear to be pushing for comprehensive immigration reformRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2013 | Free Republic

    ... AFTER THIS CRUMB TO BORDER HAWKS ITS BACK TO CAVORTING WITH MARXISTS...oh but wait...She-Jack in Houston,Bennie Thompson, Pelosi, Obama all agree with McCaul's bill. If the republicans in congress let Obama and his RINO enablers push them into ...

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  19. Senate confirms Johnson to head Homeland SecurityRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2013 | Poughkeepsie Journal

    ... general, filling a position that has been without a permanent office-holder since February 2011. Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, blamed the large number of vacancies on Senate ...

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  20. Senate approves judicial realignment for Southern District of MississippiRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2013 | Sunherald.com

    ... Wayne and Walthall counties. Court will be held in Hattiesburg. Mississippi U.S. Reps. Steven Palazzo, R-4; Bennie Thompson, D-2, and Gregg Harper, R-3, co-sponsored the measure, which was approved 401-0 by the House on Nov. 12. The legislation will ...

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