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Bennie Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Bennie G. Thompson
Office: U.S. House (MS) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 04/13/1993
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: London; 1 Child: BendaLonne
Birth Date: 01/28/1948
Birth Place: Bolton, MS
Home City: Bolton, MS
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - A False Narrative Endangers the Homeland
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
July 9, 2013 Hearing of the House Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - Threat to the Homeland: Iran's Extending Influence in the Western Hemisphere
June 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property
April 30, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Cuba Travel Policy
May 9, 2012 Congratulating Mr. Ma Ying-Jeou, President of Taiwan
Oct. 20, 2011 Thompson Statement on the Death of Moammar Gadhafi
Sept. 30, 2011 Thompson Statement on the Killing of al Qaeda Leader Anwar al-Awlaki
Sept. 21, 2011 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Markup of H.Res. 255, HR 915, HR 1165, HR 1299, HR 1447, HR 1801:
July 23, 2011 Statement on Attacks in Norway
July 7, 2011 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Hezbollah in Latin America -- Implications for U.S. Homeland Security"
May 25, 2011 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Threats to the American Homeland after Killing Bin Laden: An Assessment"
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
March 11, 2011 Statement on the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan
March 2, 2011 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Terrorist Threat to the U.S. Homeland -- Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)"
Feb. 9, 2011 United Nations Tax Equalization Refund Act of 2011: House of Representatives
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Dec. 1, 2009 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
June 22, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President Of The United States
Feb. 16, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Sept. 2, 2006 Reuters - Bush says no civil war in bloody Iraq
March 2, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4167, National Uniformity for Food Act of 2005
Dec. 9, 2005 CBC Follows Meek in Effort to Free Imprisoned Haitian Priest
March 10, 2005 China's Anti-Secession Law
April 29, 2004 Honoring Ambassador C.J. Chen of Taiwan
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