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  1. Mississippi flag taken down at Democratic conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... have had less success at removing the stars and bars emblem from the Magnolia State's flag at home. Rep. Bennie Thompson, Mississippi's only Democratic congressman, said despite his efforts he doubts the flag will be changed, replaced, or removed ...

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  2. Mississippi delegate remembers 1964 in Atlantic CityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... West, Sanders was accompanied by her grandson and fellow delegate Keelan Sanders. They listened as Rep. Bennie Thompson, Mississippi's only black congressman and the delegation chair, said the legacy of Atlantic City - and the 1965 Voting Rights Act ...

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  3. touts CU message at DNCRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NAFCU

    ... House Small Business Committee Ranking Member Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y. - , and Reps. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., and Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif. Thompson is the ranking member of the House ...

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  4. A half-century later, Mississippi Freedom delegate continues to fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    ... West, Sanders was accompanied by her grandson and fellow delegate Keelan Sanders. They listened as U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, Mississippi's only black congressman and the delegation chair, said the legacy of Atlantic City - and the 1965 Voting ...

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  5. After protest, Philadelphia takes down Mississippi's flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MyFoxPhilly

    ... down sooner rather than later," said Moore, who's black. Another Mississippi Democratic delegate, U.S. Rep Bennie Thompson, has tried to ban Confederate symbols on the House side of the U.S. Capitol. Republicans blocked that move this year. ...

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  6. After protest, Mississippi flag removed from display outside DNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Mississippi Press

    ... down sooner rather than later," said Moore, who's black. Another Mississippi Democratic delegate, U.S. Rep Bennie Thompson, has tried to ban Confederate symbols on the House side of the U.S. Capitol. Republicans blocked that move this year. ...

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  7. After protest, Philly takes down Mississippi's flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Philly.com

    ... down sooner rather than later," said Moore, who's black. Another Mississippi Democratic delegate, U.S. Rep Bennie Thompson, has tried to ban Confederate symbols on the House side of the U.S. Capitol. Republicans blocked that move this year. ...

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  8. MS Flag Removed Outside DNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... EMBL BLOCKED THE ROAD, PHILADELPHIA LEADERS DECIDED TO TAKE DOWN OUR LEMIA JENKINS IS A FORMER AIDE TO BENNIE THOMPSON. SHE'S LIVE ON THE PHONE AT THE DNC TONIGHT. WHAT IS GOING ON? LEMIA: I'M ON THE GROUND IN PHILADELPHIA WORKING WITH THE DNC ...

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  9. Clyburn: Election 'most Consequential' Of LifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Pridesource.com

    ... Mike Brickner of the American Civil Liberties Union were also panelists alongside Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson. "The greatness of this country is that we settle our differences at the ballot box," said Thompson. "Nov. 8 will come, you ...

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  10. A mile from the GOP convention, Democrats stressed voting rights.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Mother Jones

    ... to public universities if those schools provided students with a voter ID. Clyburn was joined by Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Ohio State Rep. Stephanie Howse, former US Department of Justice voting rights lawyer Julie Fernandes, Mike Brickner of ...

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  11. Clyburn: Election 'most consequential' of lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Washington Blade

    ... Mike Brickner of the American Civil Liberties Union were also panelists alongside Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson. "The greatness of this country is that we settle our differences at the ballot box," said Thompson. "Nov. 8 will come, you ...

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  12. Endorsement watch: Labor for Thompson, the Mayor for MilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Off the Kuff

    The Texas Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO today announced their support of Senfronia Thompson for State Senator District 13. "Our unions screened two candidates for Senate District 13 - Representatives Senfronia Thompson and Borris Miles," said Zeph Capo, President of the Area Labor Federation. "Both candidates have been steadfast allies in our efforts to give workers a voice on the job, raise wages for all, adequately fund public services, and defend civil rights.

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  13. Nation-Now 24 mins ago 4:45 p.m.Mississippi teen may be youngest Democratic delegateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... While Blount's age makes her an outlier in comparison to seasoned party delegates such as U.S. Rep Bennie Thompson and Attorney General Jim Hood, she posited that her youth is a benefit that demonstrates the party's forward-looking stance. Ouida ...

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  14. Mississippi teen may be youngest Democratic delegateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | USA Today

    ... While Blount's age makes her an outlier in comparison to seasoned party delegates such as U.S. Rep Bennie Thompson and Attorney General Jim Hood, she posited that her youth is a benefit that demonstrates the party's forward-looking stance. Ouida ...

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  15. Homegrown anti-government militias threaten public safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | High Country News

    ... . Rep. RaAol M. Grijalva, D-Ariz., is the ranking member of the House Committee on Natural Resources. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., is the ranking member of the House Committee on Homeland Security. Note: the opinions expressed in this column are ...

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  16. DRA brings community leaders to DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... leaders. This and other leadership programs are vital to the future success of our state," U.S. Congressman Bennie Thompson (MS-2) said. "I tried to stress the importance of strong, competent individuals taking up the mantle of leadership in the ...

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  17. US House lawmakers fight over catfish inspectionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... continues to prosper, but also we need to make sure that the product continues to be safe," says Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Mississippi. Abraham and Thompson joined Trent Kelly, R-Mississippi; Rick Crawford, R-Arkansas; and Terri Sewell, D-Alabama, ...

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  18. Arizona Rep. Grijalva targets extremism on public landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Cortez Journal News

    ... in-depth. The forum took place on June 15 and was put on by Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Arizona, and Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Mississippi. To support the congressmen's efforts to address extremism, 32 former federal employees - including former heads of ...

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  19. Trying to Get Through Airport Security Faster? Get in LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | MSN Living

    ... to rely on temporary Band-Aids by moving around limited homeland security dollars," said Representative Bennie Thompson, Democrat of Mississippi. John S. Pistole, the former T.S.A. administrator who started the PreCheck program, argued that using ...

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  20. Red Cross Responds to Grassley Memo: Defends Transparency and Spending of Donor Dollars in HaitiRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | Holtville Tribune

    ... activities and coordination with FEMA. Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern did respectfully request of Congressman Bennie Thompson, who ordered the GAO report, if he would consider meeting face-to-face with us to address these concerns and end the GAO ...

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