Bennie Thompson

Bennie Gordon Thompson is the U.S. Representative for MS-2, serving since 1993, and the ranking member of the Committee on Homeland Security since 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Bennie Thompson has 345 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 3,107 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: 343

Previously

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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, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    On Day 27 of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, the House passed by voice vote a Democratic bill to fund the…

  • House Session

    House Session

    On Day 26 of a government shutdown, the House debated and passed a bill that provides over $12 billion in emergency funding…

  • Newsmakers with Representative Thompson

    Newsmakers with Representative Thompson

    House Homeland Security Committee Chair Bennie Thompson (D-MS) talked about border security, his priorities as the new committee…

  • House Session

    House Session

    On day 19 of a government shutdown, the House in a 240-188 vote passed a bill to re-open the Department of the Treasury, the…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    On the 18th day of a government shutdown, the House considered suspension bills, including legislation reauthorizing public…

  • House Ceremonial Swearing-In, Part 1

    House Ceremonial Swearing-In, Part 1

    The House speaker held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected representatives. The event happens at the start…

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