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Impeachment Resolution A Matter Of Accountability

Thursday, 24 January 2008, 8:41 am | US Congressional Representative

On Dec. 14, I joined with my colleagues on the House Judiciary Committee, Reps. Robert Wexler (D-Fla.) and Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), in urging Chairman Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) to conduct hearings on a resolution of impeachment now pending consideration ... More >>

Negroponte IV on the NewsHour with Gwen Ifill

Wednesday, 25 April 2007, 1:49 pm | US Congressional Representative

QUESTION: For an update on the political and diplomatic efforts on the ground, we turn to Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte who has just returned from a tour of the region. He joins us from the State Department. More >>

Speech: The 9/11 Legislation & the Private Sector

Wednesday, 25 April 2007, 1:47 pm | US Congressional Representative

April 24, 2007 (Washington) - Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, delivered the following speech entitled "The 9/11 Legislation and the Private Sector" at an event hosted by the Center for ... More >>

Oversight Committee To Hold Valerie Plame Hearing

Friday, 9 March 2007, 2:31 pm | US Congressional Representative

Chairman Henry A. Waxman announced a hearing on whether White House officials followed appropriate procedures for safeguarding the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson. At the hearing, the Committee will receive testimony from Ms. Wilson and other experts ... More >>

Thompson To Hold Hearing on FEMA Disaster Response

Thursday, 8 March 2007, 1:58 pm | US Congressional Representative

March 7, 2007 (WASHINGTON) - Nearly two weeks ago, tornados ripped through communities in Arkansas injuring nearly two dozen people and destroying more than 150 homes. Immediately following the storms, Governor Mike Beebe called on the "new and ... More >>

Terminate the 2002 War Authorization in Iraq

Saturday, 24 February 2007, 7:40 pm | US Congressional Representative

February 12, 2007 Terminate the 2002 Authorization to Use Military Force in Iraq and Require Congress to Reauthorize Military Operations in Iraq Co-Sponsor H.R. 930, the "Military Success in Iraq and Diplomatic Surge for Peace, Justice, and Success ... More >>

Bill to Audit the US Intelligence Community

Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 9:29 am | US Congressional Representative

February 9, 2007 (WASHINGTON) - Today, Representatives Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Henry Cueller (D-TX) ... More >>

Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee Chairs

Friday, 19 January 2007, 9:20 am | US Congressional Representative

January 18, 2007 (WASHINGTON) - Today, the following subcommittee chairmen for the six subcommittees of the Committee on Homeland Security have been nominated by the Committee's Democratic Caucus for the 110th Congress. Pursuant to Rule 28(B) of the ... More >>

Insurers Passing Katrina Costs onto US Taxpayers

Monday, 15 January 2007, 2:43 pm | US Congressional Representative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Insurance Companies Passing Katrina Costs onto American Taxpayers Thompson to Investigate Improper Denial of Victims' Claims More >>

Statement on Crucial Homeland Security Legislation

Wednesday, 10 January 2007, 8:50 pm | US Congressional Representative

Thompson Delivers Statement on Crucial Homeland Security Legislation January 9, 2007 - Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, delivered the following statement on the House floor regarding, H.R. 1, ... More >>

Landmark Homeland Security Legislation Introduced

Wednesday, 10 January 2007, 4:40 pm | US Congressional Representative

January 5, 2007 (Washington) - Three years ago, the 9/11 Commission produced an unprecedented, bipartisan evaluation of how terrorists were able to exploit our nation's security on September 11, 2001. The Commissioners made 41 valuable recommendations on how ... More >>

Transportation Security - yet another smokescreen

Thursday, 7 December 2006, 7:54 pm | US Congressional Representative

December 6, 2006 -- Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security issued the following statement in reaction to last night's release of an Executive Order by the White House aimed at strengthening ... More >>

Document Breach Threatens National Security

Monday, 6 November 2006, 2:28 pm | US Congressional Representative

WARWICK, RI - Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, and Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Prevention of Nuclear and Biological Attack, today called on the committee's Republican ... More >>

Partisan Report Distorts Real Problem at Border

Sunday, 22 October 2006, 12:55 am | US Congressional Representative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Partisan Report Distorts Real Problem at the Border October 20, 2006 - Today, Reps. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, Bob Etheridge (D-NC), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on ... More >>

Bush Administration Fails to Secure U.S. Schools

Wednesday, 11 October 2006, 10:53 am | US Congressional Representative

Bush Administration Fails to Secure Our Nation's Schools October 10, 2006 - Today, in the wake of last week's lockdowns and school shootings across the country, President Bush convened a panel of experts in an effort to examine how federal, state and local ... More >>

Rep. Mckinney Challenges "Diebold Democracy"

Friday, 29 September 2006, 9:05 am | US Congressional Representative

(Atlanta, GA) Rep. Cynthia McKinney, will be holding a press conference on Saturday September 30th at 3:00 pm at the Omega Center, 3951 Snapfinger Parkway in Decatur, Georgia to address concerns about disfranchisement of voters through the use of inaccurate ... More >>

Legislation To Reopen Hearings Into Cointelpro

Friday, 29 September 2006, 9:04 am | US Congressional Representative

(Washington, DC) Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA 4^th ) has introduced legislation calling for a re-opening of the investigations of the 1970's by the United States Select Committee to Study Government Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities ... More >>

Capitol Hill Briefing By Torture Experts & Victims

Thursday, 28 September 2006, 10:10 am | US Congressional Representative

(Washington, DC) On Wednesday, September 27, from 2:00 - 5:30 pm at Capitol Building room H-6, Rep. Cynthia McKinney will host a briefing for staff and members into the history, experimentation, techniques, training, exporting and use of torture by U.S. ... More >>

Truth Squad on Border Sec. Waste, Fraud and Abuse

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 11:03 am | US Congressional Representative

WASHINGTON - Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) (Ranking Member, Homeland Security Committee) and Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) (Co-Chair of the Truth Squad) will hold a press conference tomorrow (Tuesday) at 2 pm in the U.S. Capitol (Room HC-9) to discuss waste, fraud ... More >>

Republican/Ind. Chemical Security Backroom Deal

Monday, 25 September 2006, 1:41 pm | US Congressional Representative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2006 House Democrats Slam Republican-Industry Chemical Security Backroom Deal Washington, DC: Today, Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce and Homeland Security Committees released letters to Speaker Hastert, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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