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

    Thursday | 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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  2. TSA Chief To Focus On Gaps After Damning ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  3. TSA chief vows to close security gaps at US airports as tests show 96% failure rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  4. TSA chief pledges to 'have trained the failure out' in 60 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 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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  5. TSA vows to close security gaps at U.S. airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 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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  6. House members urge TSA chief to close security loopholesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 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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  7. New TSA Chief Vows to Close Security Gaps at AirportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 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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  8. TSA chief vows to close security gaps at U.S. airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 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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  9. House Passes Rep. Rice's Bill to Improve Maintenance of Airport Screening TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | LongIsland.com

    ... that "may be less effective at detecting dangerous items." H.R. 2770's original cosponsors include Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security; Rep. John Katko (R-NY), Chairman of the Transportation ...

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  10. Bipartisan Sportsmen's Conservation Package Introduced in the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | AmmoLand

    ... a major victory for fish and wildlife habitat, and improved access for America's hunters and anglers. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) and Ron Kind (D-Wis.), all past chairs of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus, are also ...

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  11. Mississippi delegation attacks carbon dioxide limitsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker and GOP Reps. Gregg Harper, Steven Palazzo and Trent Kelly and Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson.

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  12. Mississippi delegation attacks carbon dioxide limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | NewsOK.com

    ... release Thursday. The letter was signed by Republican Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson and Republican Reps. Gregg Harper, Steven Palazzo and Trent Kelly. In June, a federal appeals court rejected challenges from ...

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  13. Mississippi Congressman Making Trip to Africa with PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A Mississippi Democrat is among the members of Congress traveling to Africa with President Barack Obama. U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson is the ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee.

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  14. Who Decides Whether to Remove the Mississippi Flag From the Capitol?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | National Journal

    ... leaders on the matter, and that she intends "to give thoughtful and serious consideration" to Rep. Bennie Thompson's proposal requiring flags with the Confederate symbol be removed from the House (unless it's the lawmaker's office displaying the ...

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  15. Democrats push to remove Confederate flag ataRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Daily World

    ... American Civil War. With more communities deciding to take down the Confederate flag, Democrats led by Rep. Bennie Thompson vow to continue to push Congress to do the same in the House of Representatives. "It is absolutely impossible for time to ...

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  16. Kelly building relationships in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Newms360.com

    ... also built with the Mississippi delegation composed of fellow House members Gregg Harper, Steven Palazzo and Bennie Thompson, as well as the delegation from the Senate of Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker. "All of us have voted differently on some ... 2 comments

  17. Democrats push to remove Confederate flag at CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The News-Star

    With more communities deciding to take down the Confederate flag, Democrats led by Rep. Bennie Thompson vow to continue to push Congress to do the same in the House of Representatives. Democrats push to remove Confederate flag at Capitol WASHINGTON - With more communities deciding to take down the Confederate flag, Democrats led by Rep. Bennie Thompson vow to continue to push Congress to do the same in the House of Representatives.

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  18. Hamer's work honored at Washington eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Times

    ... "Her courage and struggle ultimately showed a nation how to meet our ideals of freedom and equality.'' Rep. Bennie Thompson, who got the post office in Hamer's hometown of Ruleville named after her, said changing the county name would be a major ...

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  19. House Democrats: GOP is the real party of big government in fighting terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Washington Post

    Rep. Bennie G. Thompson , ranking member of the House homeland security committee, opposes creating a new DHS office to counter violent extremism. It's not every day, amid Washington's partisan warfare, that Democrats accuse Republicans of being the party of big government.

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  20. Homeland Security panel passes bill creating one anti-terror officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Washington Times

    A key House panel passed legislation Wednesday that calls for the Homeland Security Department to create an office focused solely on countering violent extremism out of concern that the fractured program cannot effectively deter terror events from occurring within the U.S. Lawmakers passed the legislation Wednesday evening, after several spats over the legislation's goals and the department's needs during a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on international and domestic terrorism. Rep, Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, the top Democrat on the panel, was skeptical of the legislation, noting that the Department of Homeland Security did not request it.

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