Bennie Thompson Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Pelosi empowered by GOP dissensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Politico

    ... Democrats maneuvering to push the House to bring up a clean bill. Vital to those talks were Democratic Reps. Bennie Thompson, the ranking member on the Homeland Security Committee; Nita Lowey, the ranking member on the Appropriations Committee; and ...

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  2. Racial bias alleged in Ferguson; Congress approves Homeland Security funding; Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Congress: U.S. and World News LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, after the House voted on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. From left are, Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Pelosi, Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., and Rep Nita Lowey, D-N.Y. A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, a law enforcement official familiar with the report said today.

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  3. Rep. Thompson to skip Netanyahu speechRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Community Voice

    Rep. Mike Thompson's office announced on Wednesday the Democrat from St. Helena will skip Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress, scheduled for Tuesday, March 3. Thompson, who represents California's 5th Congressional District, joins a growing list of Congressional Democrats who plan to be elsewhere when Netanyahu speaks. Vice President Joe Biden, who normally would be seated behind a foreign leader, will skip the speech, as will Secretary of State John Kerry.

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  4. Obama creates Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration CenterRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | NAFCU

    ... nation's retailers," Thaler wrote Tuesday to Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Ranking Member Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. During the hearing, McCaul emphasized the need for the private sector to have a safe harbor to comfortably share ...

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  5. Rep. Katko named lead on extremist task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul , chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, and U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson , ranking member of the Committee on Homeland Security, announced the creation of a bipartisan "Task Force on Combating Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel" in response to the threat from extremists fighting overseas and the danger they pose to the United States Monday morning. Rep. John Katko was named the Republican Lead for the Task Force.

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  6. Thaler presses for data, cybersecurity legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | NAFCU

    NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler reiterated the importance of addressing cybersecurity measures with a national data security standard for retailers in a letter sent in advance of a hearing today by the House Committee on Homeland Security on the president's cybersecurity information sharing proposal. "In addition to addressing cybersecurity needs, NAFCU is hopeful that Congress will also soon take legislative action to address ongoing data security breaches at our nation's retailers," Thaler wrote Tuesday to Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Ranking Member Bennie Thompson, D-Miss.

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  7. What happens if DHS shuts down?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    ... discontinued during a shutdown. And it could impact the nation's ability to respond to future threats. Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat and ranking member of the Homeland Security Committee, said during a hearing this week that a DHS ...

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  8. Will Republicans end recklessness and fund DHS?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... are home and getting an earful about how irresponsible it is to not to fund homeland security," said Rep. Bennie Thompson (Miss.), senior Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee. "To defund DHS, with all that we are seeing in Europe and ...

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  9. Leon Kent, 99, who stopped a line of tanks at the Battle of the BulgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... Crow, died Feb. 5 at her home in Gloster, Miss. She was 74. Her death was announced on the website of Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. Moody had had dementia in recent years. Published in 1968, "Coming of Age in Mississippi" was Moody's only work of ...

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  10. DHS cybersecurity staff won't get paid during shutdownRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | ComputerWorld

    ... by the subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the full committee's ranking member, outlined some of the impacts, including to DHS's nuclear protection office, which ...

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  11. Mississippi Lawmaker Says Blacks Get "Crazy Welfare Checks" and "Don't Work"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... Cole) was just as eager to speak out when one of his own Democrat officials has said something. Recently, Bennie Thompson said the governor was only against Obamacare because a black man created it, and Chairman Cole refused to comment directly. ...

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  12. What happens if DHS shuts down?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    ... discontinued during a shutdown. And it could impact the nation's ability to respond to future threats. Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Maryland Democrat and ranking member of the Homeland Security Committee, said during a hearing this week that a DHS ...

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  13. DHS has plan to cut costs for and bring more workers to St. Elizabeths siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... DHS must carry out GAO's recommendations and "develop contingency plans to adapt to unforeseen events. Rep. Bennie Thompson (Miss.), the committee's ranking Democrat, said the difficulties facing the project must be viewed in the context of the ...

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  14. Counterterrorism Chief: 'Momentum and Competition' Among...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Instapundit

    ... Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Yemen or Somalia at any point in the last 20 years." McCaul and Ranking Member Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) announced they're forming a six-month congressional task force focused on how to disrupt the travel flow of ...

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  15. Why Special Elections Really MatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Roll Call

    ... Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (1989), New York Democrat Jose E. Serrano (1990), and Mississippi Democrat Bennie Thompson (1993). Other members have gone from being special election victors in partisan districts to the highest levels of House ...

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  16. Three black lawmakers dine nightly, set strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Three black lawmakers dine nightly, set strategy They are among the last Deep South Democrats standing in Congress Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Christopher Powers, USA TODAY From left, Reps. Cedric Richmond of Louisiana, James Clyburn of South Carolina and Bennie Thompson of Mississippi.

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  17. Rep. Alan Nunnelee dead at 56Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WMUR-TV Manchester

    ... like family. He will be missed greatly." And Nunnelee's sole Democratic colleague from Mississippi, Rep. Bennie Thompson said in a statement he is "deeply saddened" by Nunnelee's passing and offered his condolences to the congressman's family. ...

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  18. Study Says USDA Effort Benefits Birds after 2010 Gulf Oil SpillRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | San Diego NewsCape

    ... Bonnie visited Mississippi today to announce the results of this report, and was joined by U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson and representatives from MSU and other partnering organizations. While the university is still collecting data, findings show the ...

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  19. Congressman Alan Nunnelee: "He has gone home to be with Jesus."Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... go out to his loved ones during this time, and I hope they take comfort in his peace." - Congressman Bennie Thompson "With heavy hearts, Sidney and I extend our love and prayers to Tori and her entire family in the loss of Mississippi Congressman ...

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  20. Rep. Alan Nunnelee dead at 56Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

    ... like family. He will be missed greatly." And Nunnelee's sole Democratic colleague from Mississippi, Rep. Bennie Thompson said in a statement he is "deeply saddened" by Nunnelee's passing and offered his condolences to the congressman's family. ...

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