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Rep. Bennie Thompson Demands Answers, Details from AG Barr on Mississippi ICE Raids

Congressman Bennie Thompson sent an eight-page letter and attachments to U.S. Attorney General William Barr demanding answers on why many children were "separated from their parents and terrified because they ...

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U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson Says 'One Lake' Violates Federal Laws

In a surprise move, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson and a coalition of businesses, public-interest organizations and citizens are speaking out against a draft plan to dam the Pearl River and ...

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UPDATED: Rep. Thompson, Speaker Gunn: Remove Confederate Emblems on Mississippi Flag

Today, U.S. Representative Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02) calls for the removal of all confederate monuments and emblems in the United States Capitol and on the Mississippi state flag.

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Bennie Thompson Announces Support for Hillary Clinton

Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi told The Associated Press he has known Clinton since the 1980s, when he was a Hinds County supervisor and she was an attorney in Arkansas. ...

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Rep. Bennie Thompson

Three heroes of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi will posthumously receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom thanks to Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi.


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