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  1. Red Cross post-KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... AND OTHER PROBLEMS THAT HAVE ARISEN IN DISASTERS FROM THE HAITI EARTHQUAKE...TO SUPERSTORM SANDY. REP. BENNIE THOMPSON/ MISSISSIPPI: "SLOW RESPONSE...AREAS NOT BEING SERVED....NOT ENOUGH PRE- POSITIONING OF ASSETS" CONGRESSMAN BENNIE THOMPSON OF ...

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  2. Woman Up, Mississippi LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Huffington Post

    ... while the only Democratic and only African American member of the state's congressional delegation, Rep. Bennie Thompson, offered a resolution that would remove the Mississippi flag from all areas of the U.S. House and some prominent Mississippi ...

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  3. Probably Don't Do What the Red Cross CEO Just DidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | JD Supra

    ... methods, McGovern apparently decided to TAKE IT STRAIGHT TO THE TOP and in June 2014 wrote a letter to Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., whose request had initiated the GAO inquiry. She wrote, "I would like to respectfully request that you consider us ...

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  4. New ERDC headquarters a boon for city, county economy, quality of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Vicksburg Post

    ... this building through dedicated professionalism, selfless service and a commitment to excellence." U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., who attended Tuesday's ground breaking ceremony, is right when he calls the new headquarters building an ...

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  5. Corps of Engineers facility expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... TO COME HERE AN BE PART OF WHAT WE ARE DOING HERE AND THAT INCREASES THE QUALITY OF OUR COMMUNITY. U.S. REP. BENNIE THOMPSON/ MS: THEY DO RESEARCH IN A LOT OF AREAS THAT KEEP MEN AND WOMEN SAFE..ALL AROUND THE WORLD: TROOPS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN ...

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  6. Report: Red Cross CEO Tried To Thwart Government InvestigationRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | CBS Local

    ... via letter and end the GAO inquiry that is currently underway," McGovern wrote in a June 2014 letter to Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. The GAO started an inquiry into the Red Cross' role in disaster response after Thompson's office requested an ...

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  7. In Private Letter, Red Cross Tried To End Government InquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | News 88.9 KNPR

    The American Red Cross, which has often boasted of its transparency, attempted last year to halt a congressional inquiry into its disaster relief work, according to a private letter Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern wrote to Rep. Bennie Thompson. In the letter, McGovern asked Thompson, a Democrat from Mississippi and the ranking member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, to "end the inquiry" he requested into the charity and how it coordinates with the federal government.

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  8. Price for TSA's failed body scanners: $160 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Politico

    ... familiar with the classified details say the body scanners are to blame for much of the problem. Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, the top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, said that while the TSA has spent a fortune on new ...

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  9. Congress seeks new rules on explosive fertilizerRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 2 | USA Today

    ... as domestic farm consumption totals. This story has also been updated throughout to clarify that Rep. Bennie Thompson is pushing for revisions to the proposed rules, not publication of the current draft. Congress is pressing the Department of ...

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  10. Miss. Couple accused of trying to join ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... IT READS: "THE FAMILY IS DEVASTATED" AND "HAD NO KNOWLEDGE OF OR INVOLVEMENT IN JAELYN'S PLANS." CONGRESSMAN BENNIE THOMPSON SITS ON THE HOMELAND SECURITY COMMITTEE. HE SAYS IT WAS JUST A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE SOMETHING LIKE THAT HAPPENED HERE. OVER ...

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  11. Lawmakers hope Africa trip will boost tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Times

    ... over there. The more that I think we engage, the more democracy becomes real over there.'' Richmond and Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Democrat from Mississippi, were among 20 members of Congress from both parties who joined Obama last month on the trip, ...

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  12. Congress pushes for rules on explosive fertilizerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | USA Today

    ... in place. "As the author of the bill, the eight-year delay in implementation has been concerning," said Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., in a letter sent to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson last month. DHS created the Ammonium Nitrate Security ...

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  13. Gulf lawmakers remember KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The News-Star

    ... of dollars in damage and left hundreds of thousands homeless. "It's still a work in progress,'' said Rep. Bennie Thompson. D-Miss. "At some point, we've got to acknowledge the good work that's gone on since Katrina.'' Gulf Coast lawmakers said it ...

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  14. TSA Chief To Focus On Gaps After Damning ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Sky News

    ... TSA employees would be trained by September to avoid failing similar checks. Democrat Representative Bennie Thompson cited multiple breaches caused by airport employees exploiting security gaps and personnel problems within the agency. He also said ...

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  15. TSA chief vows to close security gaps at US airports as tests show 96% failure rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... agency struggling with poor efficiency and low morale. The committee's senior Democrat, U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson, cited multiple breaches caused by airport employees exploiting security gaps and personnel problems within the agency. ...

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  16. TSA chief pledges to 'have trained the failure out' in 60 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    ... dealing with technology," said Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas. The committee's top Democrat, Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, also said the agency should look to small businesses that could "provide exceptional technologies that could be ...

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  17. TSA vows to close security gaps at U.S. airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... agency struggling with poor efficiency and low morale. The committee's senior Democrat, U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson, cited multiple breaches caused by airport employees exploiting security gaps and personnel problems within the agency. ...

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  18. House members urge TSA chief to close security loopholesRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... approved legislation Monday to require Pre-check be limited to travelers who belong to the program. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., asked Neffenger if he supported scaling back participation under a policy that has been called "managed inclusion." "I ...

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  19. New TSA Chief Vows to Close Security Gaps at AirportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | News Max

    ... agency struggling with poor efficiency and low morale. The committee's senior Democrat, U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson, cited multiple breaches caused by airport employees exploiting security gaps and personnel problems within the agency. ...

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  20. TSA chief vows to close security gaps at U.S. airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... agency struggling with poor efficiency and low morale. The committee's senior Democrat, U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson, cited multiple breaches caused by airport employees exploiting security gaps and personnel problems within the agency. ...

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