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  1. Lax government oversight on rooftop solar puts minority consumers at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Hill

    ... investigate bad actors in the rooftop solar industry. The letter, signed by Reps. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) and Emmanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) represents a serious concern by both Hispanic and African American representatives. ...

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  2. Como may reap benefits from mayor's tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Panolian

    ... board of directors, "so it didn't cost the town a quarter." The mayor said he met with Congressman Bennie Thompson and Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker seeking help for the approval of Como's USDA/Rural Development Agency grant/loan ...

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  3. Trump asks black reporter to schedule meeting with Black CaucusRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | ABC News

    ... ABC News that he was not amused and that he could barely believe what he was hearing. He was joined by Rep. Bennie Thompson , D-Miss. who called the request "disingenuous." "It was inappropriate for him to ask the journalist to set up the ...

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  4. Trump's Order A Rational, Calibrated PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Daily News-Record

    ... the president. Comey issued a key warning in the House Homeland Security Committee on Oct. 21, 2015. Rep. Bennie Thompson, the committee's ranking Democrat, asked Comey about an assistant FBI director having informed the committee that - as Thompson ...

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  5. Trump's rational response to testimony of Obama's CIA, FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Jackson Hole News And Guide

    ... to the U.S. that demanded a rational response from the president. Donald Trump has now provided one. Rep. Bennie Thompson, the committee's ranking Democrat, asked Comey about an assistant FBI director having informed the panel that - as Thompson put ...

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  6. Bernie Sanders coming to Miss. for march against NissanRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... the "March on Mississippi." The march is scheduled for March 4 at the Canton Sportsplex and U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson and Sierra Club President Aaron Mair are also expected to attend. The march was organized after Nissan workers say they were met ...

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  7. Homeland Security secretary says a border wall won't be built all at onceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Stars and Stripes

    The nation's top Homeland Security official portrayed himself Tuesday as a steward of President Donald Trump's vision for border security as he laid out a path to fruition for some of Trump's most bombastic campaign promises. In his first appearance on Capitol Hill, Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly described plans for safeguards along the border that were more piecemeal than the "big, beautiful wall" Trump has touted.

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  8. ACLU: Spotting terrorists by behavior at airports doesn't workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | USA Today

    ... a reduction in spending on the program that totaled $1.5 billion through 2015. Lawmakers including Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, the top Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee, have repeatedly called for program to be abolished and the ...

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  9. DHS chief bemoans hasty actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... this week, Trump said "many very bad and dangerous people may be pouring into our country." Pressed by Rep. Bennie Thompson, the committee's ranking Democrat, to address the president's claim, Kelly said only that the government won't know for sure ...

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  10. DHS chief scolded on immigration order rolloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | TheMonitor.com

    ... on whether to lift a stay imposed by a judge in Washington state. The ranking Democrat on the panel, Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi said, "I would note that the urgent border security crisis facing our nation is not occurring at our southern ...

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  11. DHS chief: Travel, immigration ban should have been delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... this week, Trump said "many very bad and dangerous people may be pouring into our country." Pressed by Rep. Bennie Thompson, the committee's ranking Democrat, to address the president's claim, Kelly said only that the government won't know for sure ...

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  12. Homeland Security secretary says a border wall won't be built all at once - Tue, 07 Feb 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Spokesman-Review

    The nation's top Homeland Security official portrayed himself Tuesday as a steward of President Donald Trump's vision for border security as he laid out a path to fruition for some of Trump's most bombastic campaign promises. In his first appearance on Capitol Hill, Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly described plans for safeguards along the border that were more piecemeal than the "big, beautiful wall" Trump has touted.

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  13. Trump's Homeland Security chief: Travel ban should have been delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Times of Israel

    ... New York headquarters on February 6, 2017 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP) Pressed by Rep. Bennie Thompson, the committee's ranking Democrat, to address the president's claim, Kelly said only that the government won't know for sure ...

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  14. Travel ban should have been delayed, says Homeland Security chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Sunday Herald

    ... Trump said "many very bad and dangerous people may be pouring into our country". Pressed by Representative Bennie Thompson, the committee's ranking Democrat, to address the president's claim, Mr Kelly said only that the government will not know for ...

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  15. The Latest: Kelly says Trump order isn't Muslim banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... out President Donald Trump's travel and immigration ban. Kelly was addressing questions Tuesday from Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat and the ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee. Thompson was asking about Trump's ...

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  16. The Latest: Kelly says more barriers needed on borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | NewsOK.com

    ... out President Donald Trump's travel and immigration ban. Kelly was addressing questions Tuesday from Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat and the ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee. Thompson was asking about Trump's ...

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  17. The Latest: Kelly says Trump order isna t Muslim banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Republic

    ... out President Donald Trump's travel and immigration ban. Kelly was addressing questions Tuesday from Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat and the ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee. Thompson was asking about Trump's ...

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  18. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... this week, Trump said "many very bad and dangerous people may be pouring into our country." Pressed by Rep. Bennie Thompson, the committee's ranking Democrat, to address the president's claim, Kelly said only that the government won't know for sure ...

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  19. Kelly Tells Lawmakers He Regrets Not Waiting on Immigration BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Washington Post

    ... order that, by most accounts, he was required to implement with almost no notice," Representative Bennie Thompson of Mississippi said. "The White House officials who directed the rollout of the Executive Order should be here to answer for this ...

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  20. DHS' John Kelly: Travel ban 'lawful,' but rollout should have been delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | UPI

    ... and visas, who in some cases were already in the air when the order was signed." During questioning, Rep. Bennie Thompson , D-Miss., asked Kelly if any "bad people" have been let into the country after the executive order was halted. "Let's just ...

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