Bennie Thompson

Bennie G. Thompson is an American politician from the Democratic Party. He has been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the 2nd District of Mississippi since 1993. The district includes most of Jackson and is the only majority-black district in the state. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Bennie Thompson has 315 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum as a Professor for the Jackson State University. The year with the most videos was 2007 with 31 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 3,049 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (11), Sheila Jackson Lee (10), Eleanor Holmes Norton (7). Most common tags: African Americans, Hurricane Katrina, Democratic Party.

Appearances by Title:April 13, 1993 - Present U.S. Representative, D-MS 2nd Videos: 313

Previously

U.S. Representative Candidate,
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c. April 12, 1993 - c. April 12, 1993 Videos: 1 Professor, Jackson State University c. April 1, 1989 - c. April 12, 1993 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Border Security Technology

    Border Security Technology

    Homeland Security officials with the Border Patrol and Customs and Border Protection agencies testified at a hearing on the various…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House reauthorized funding for the Department of Homeland Security, which includes U.S. immigration services and…

  • Weekly Democratic Address

    Weekly Democratic Address

    In the weekly Democratic address, Representative Bennie Thompson (D-MS) talked about the investigation into Russia’s…

  • House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) spoke to reporters and took their questions at her weekly press briefing. Topics included President Trump’s Twitter attack against…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated and approved several bills under suspension of the rules.

  • Border Adjustment Tax

    Border Adjustment Tax

    Tax policy experts, the chief executive officer of Target Stores,and the former CEO of Walmart testified at a hearing on tax…

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