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Congressman Bennie Thompson

Representing the District of Mississippi

In The News

January 8, 2019 In The News



Lawmakers Call on Mnuchin to Delay Action Pending Congressional Briefing


September 17, 2018 In The News

By Curtis Hill
2014 Sargent Shriver Youth Warrior Against Poverty Leadership Awardee

June 6, 2018 In The News
January 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON - A new Justice Department report issued Tuesday suggests that, since 9/11, 73 percent of terrorism convictions in the United States have involved individuals who were born in other countries. An expert on terrorism data, however, said that what is most alarming about the document is its math.

December 7, 2017 In The News

Black lawmakers may skip civil rights museum opening in protest of Trump

By Astead W. Herndon Globe Staff 

August 24, 2017 In The News
August 22, 2017 In The News
July 6, 2017 In The News

In the wake of mounting reports that actors within the Russian government worked to compromise the 2016 President election, a group of Democratic House leaders recently announced a new task force that aims to ensure the health and security of the nation’s election systems.