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Bennie Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: Judicial Branch

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
General Nov. 4, 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
Oct. 28, 2011 DHS and DOJ Must Work Together to Improve Courthouse Security
May 26, 2009 Thompson Pleased with President's Supreme Court Pick
March 4, 2009 Hearing of the House of Homeland Security Committee - Examining 287 (G): The Role of State and Local Law Enforcement in Immigration Law
June 23, 2008 Thompson Decries Supreme Court Decision
April 7, 2008 Eight Democratic Chairmen Provide Notice to File Brief in U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 1, 2008 Congressman Thompson asks Department of Justice to Enforce Voting Rights Act and Prevent Hinds County Circuit Court Judges from Being Appointed
Oct. 22, 2007 Congressional Black Caucus
Oct. 22, 2007 U.S. Senate Confirmation of Leslie Southwick
Sept. 6, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on Homeland Security - Turning Spy Satellites on the Homeland
May 11, 2006 Homeland Security Members Question Legality of Newly Reported NSA Domestic Monitoring Program
Feb. 27, 2006 Members of Congress Call for Special Counsel Investigation into NSA Domestic Spying After Being Refused by Government Agencies
Jan. 11, 2006 Department of Justice and Department of Defense Respond to Congressional Request for Investigation of Alleged NSA Espionage
Nov. 18, 2005 Placement of Statue of Rosa Parks in National Statuary Hall
July 19, 2005 Congressman Thompson Says Next Justice Must Be Committed To 'An Independent Judiciary'
June 27, 2005 Congressman Thompson Calls Supreme Court Decision 'A Defeat For Individual Private Property Rights'
Oct. 19, 2004 Congressman Thompson Calls For Enhanced Funding
March 3, 2004 Honoring Freedom Rides
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