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  1. U.S. Terrorism-Prevention Bills on Their Way to House FloorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... floor. These bills serve as a road map to prevent terrorists from carrying out attacks in the U.S., Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., the committee's senior Democrat, said. "This committee will not stand on the sidelines while the terror threat ...

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  2. New Third St. Aloysius student receives appointment to West Point in 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Vicksburg Post

    ... She was nominated for the appointment by U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson. In addition to West Point, Martin has been accepted to the University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University and Purdue ...

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  3. Cohen among group that urged Iran for prisoners' releaseRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... Huffman of California, Suzanne Bonamici of Oregon, Mark Pocan of Wisconsin, Jan Schakowsky of Illinois and Bennie Thompson of Mississippi. Huffman represents the congressional district where one of the detainees, Washington Post reporter Jason ...

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  4. 1 Miss. Democratic super delegate supporting SandersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... five super delegates have committed to support former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. They are U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, Democratic National Committee member Vallena Greer and state party chairman Rickey Cole.

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  5. 1 Miss. Democratic super delegate supporting SandersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... five super delegates have committed to support former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. They are U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, Democratic National Committee member Vallena Greer and state party chairman Rickey Cole.

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  6. Progressive Democrats Met Secretly With Iranian Diplomat In DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Huffington Post

    ... Reps. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.), Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), and Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), was "positive," according to a source in the room, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the ...

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  7. Karriem: First weeks in Legislature have been about learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... candidates to secure the House 41 seat, which is located entirely in Lowndes County. His father-in-law, Bennie Thompson, has been in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1993 while his sister-in-law, Angela Turner of West Point, has served in the ...

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  8. Mississippi editorial roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... closely contested than the campaigns for the four House seats. In this part of the state, 2nd District Rep. Bennie Thompson, the state's longestserving and lone Democratic member of the House, has fielded a token challenger, Republican John Bouie ...

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  9. Tunica Casino Union Vote Delayed On Worker Pressure ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | The Daily News

    ... said in a statement. "We will vigorously defend against this charge, which is without merit." U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson , R-Miss., had sent a Jan. 1 letter to workers supporting the unionization drive. Thompson wrote that the dealers at the Gold ...

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  10. Tunica casino union vote delayed on charges MGM is pressuring employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    ... said in a statement. "We will vigorously defend against this charge, which is without merit." U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, R-Miss., had sent a Jan. 1 letter to workers supporting the unionization drive. Thompson wrote that the dealers at the Gold ...

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  11. Palazzo will face no opponent in GOP primary, one in general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    ... One Democrat is running in the 1st District and two in the 3rd. The other two House members - Democrat Bennie Thompson in the Delta's 2nd District and Republican Steven Palazzo in the southern 4th District - are unopposed in the primaries. But each ...

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  12. All four Mississippi House members will face challengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    ... One Democrat is running in the 1st District and two in the 3rd. The other two House members -- Democrat Bennie Thompson in the Delta's 2nd District and Republican Steven Palazzo in the southern 4th District -- are unopposed in the primaries. But ...

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  13. Mississippi Congressional Candidates Must Qualify by FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... election. -- In the 2nd District, which stretches through the Delta and into Jackson, Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson was unopposed. He was elected in 1993. -- In the central 3rd District, Rep. Gregg Harper had one primary challenger, Jim Giles. No ...

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  14. Rep. Thompson voices support for executive actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... he King-Thompson bill was co-authored by Reps. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Pat Meehan (R-PA), Bob Dold, (R-IL), Bennie Thompson (D-MS), Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) and Kathleen Rice (D-NY).

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  15. Mississippi FlagRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... k universities had stopped flying the flag earlier, and the state's only black U.S. representative, Democrat Bennie Thompson, does not display the state flag in his offices because of the Confederate symbol.

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  16. Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum grounds will open at 8 a.m. for Trump eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Sunherald.com

    ... of respondents said they support him. He's almost as strong in the 2nd, which is held by Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson, with support of 38 percent of respondents. In the 3rd, also a Republican district, his support was at 39 percent. Not everyone ...

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  17. Cyber Bill Boosts DHS Cyberthreat Sharing but Critics Fear Backdoor to NSA SurveillanceRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Government Executive

    ... connect to the Internet through Sprint, Level 3 or other Internet service providers are not protected. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Tenn., ranking Democrat at

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  18. La now home to cyber protection unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Daily World

    ... "so states would have something inside their tool box" to defend against cyber attacks. Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, the top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, said beefing up cyber security protection is "vitally needed." "We ...

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  19. Mississippi delegation trying to get regional VA appointment changedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Gregg Harper "Put somebody in a position of trust who's already lied to Congress," added Congressman Bennie Thompson. "That doesn't speak well to what you're trying to do." McDougall testified for the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs earlier ...

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  20. Mississippi delegation opposes key VA appointment over regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Sunherald.com

    Republican Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker along with Republican Reps. Gregg Harper, Steven Palazzo and Trent Kelly and Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson on Tuesday issued a letter to VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald vehemently opposing the appointment of Dr. Skye McDougall to be the Network Director for the South Central Veterans Affairs Health Care Network, according to a release sent by Cochran's office.

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