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 353 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 3,112 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (13), Sheila Jackson Lee (11), 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: 351

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

  • Representative Bennie Thompson on ABC "This Week"

    Representative Bennie Thompson on ABC "This Week"

    House Homeland Security Committee Chair Bennie Thompson (D-MS), in an appearance on “ABC This Week,” talked about President…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered several bills under suspension of the rules.

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House considered several suspension bills, including Russia-related bills and measures on the transparency of federal…

  • Immigration and Border Security

    Immigration and Border Security

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified about border security before the House Homeland Security Committee. Members…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House started work on H.R. 1, a bill designed to make voting easier, lessen the influence of money in electoral…

  • House Session

    House Session

    Thirteen Republicans and all 232 Democratic members passed a resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency…

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