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Bennie Thompson

Woman Up, Mississippi Leaders!

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 08.23.2015 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

It's not about "political correctness" (in the context of current Mississippi politics, supporting the inclusion of the Rebel standard on the state flag is the politically "correct" thing to do). It's about moral correctness; it's about historical correctness; it's about common decency.

The Shame and Ignominy of Rep. Bennie Thompson

Armstrong Williams | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Armstrong Williams

Rep. Bennie Thompson has covered himself, and the entire sweep of his brand of big government race-baiting liberalism, with another shroud of shame and ignominy.

Andrea Stone

Muslim Radicalization Feud Ongoing In Hearing Series | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest hearing in a series designed to explore the roots of Islamist terrorism appeared to advance the ball little Wednesday as a co...

Andrea Stone

Democrat: Hearing on Muslim Radicalization Hearings Not Good Idea | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee attacked the premise of today's scheduled fifth hearing on radicalization with...

33 Lawmakers Directed Over $300 Million To Local Projects

The Washington Post | David S. Fallis, Scott Higham and Kimberly Kindy | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

Thirty-three members of Congress have directed more than $300 million in earmarks and other spending provisions to dozens of public projects that are ...

Pentagon to Review 21-Year-Old Test Program

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The Department of Defense stated that it would be conducting an evaluation and study of a program designed to increase subcontracting opportunities available to small businesses.

Congress to Investigate Pentagon Comprehensive Test Program

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

On Thursday, October 21, five members of the House of Representatives, lead by Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY) asked the U.S. Government Accountabi...

Gun-Control Advocates Accidentally Side With NRA

CQ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As they study the vote in Congress to ease gun restrictions in national parks, the National Rifle Association and gun-control groups agree on one impo...

Chairman Of Homeland Security Committee Endorses Obama

The Swamp | Mike Dorning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressman Bennie Thompson, an African-American Democrat from Mississippi, endorsed Barack Obama in a conference call a few minutes ago. Thompson is...