Bennie Thompson

Bennie Gordon Thompson is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for MS-2 since 1993. A member of the Democratic Party, he has been the Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security since 2011, previously holding the position from 2005 to 2007. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Bennie Thompson has 377 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 2019 with 40 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 3,118 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (13), Sheila Jackson Lee (12), Maxine Waters (9). Most common tags: African Americans, Hurricane Katrina, Democratic Party.

Appearances by Title:April 13, 1993 - Present U.S. Representative, D-MS 2nd Videos: 375

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

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House considered several bills under suspension of the rules. Members also debated a resolution to terminate President…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House voted 421-0 for a resolution calling for the release of the whistleblower complaint involving President Trump’s summer of 2019…

  • Representative Thompson on the 18th Anniversary of the September 11 Attacks

    Representative Thompson on the 18th Anniversary of the September 11 Attacks

    Representative Bennie Thompson (D-MS) talked about the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. He…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed two bills restricting oil and gas drilling in the U.S.

  • Homeland Security Forum on Faith Based Violence

    Homeland Security Forum on Faith Based Violence

    House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) hosted a forum to examine violence targeted toward…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed a number of bills, including one that establishes a pension rehabilitation trust fund within the Treasury…

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov

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