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Five Years After 9/11: America Is Not Safe Enough

Saturday, 9 September 2006, 8:39 pm | US Congressional Representative

PRESS ADVISORY Five Years After 9/11: America Is Not Safe Enough Five years ago, Americans stood united against terrorism and those responsible for the attacks on our nation on 9/11. The nation deserves an Administration and a Congress that enacts ... More >>

Rep. McKinney Hosts Critical Voices Sep 7 and 9

Wednesday, 6 September 2006, 11:48 am | US Congressional Representative

Rep. McKinney Hosts Critical Voices at Congressional Black Caucus Conference Forums September 7 and 9 More >>

One Year After Katrina... Billions of $$$ Wasted

Tuesday, 29 August 2006, 12:10 am | US Congressional Representative

Monday, August 28, 2006 - Nearly one year has passed since Hurricane Katrina's landfall wrought havoc on the Gulf Coast, however, a new report issued by the Democratic Members on the U.S. House Committee Homeland Security finds that the nation is not much more ... More >>

Federal Courts Ruling to Halt Bush Wire Taps

Friday, 18 August 2006, 10:36 am | US Congressional Representative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thompson Responds to Federal Courts Ruling to Halt Bush Wire Taps August 17, 2006 - Today, a Federal Judge in Detroit, Michigan issued an order to immediately freeze warrantless surveillance programs created by the Bush Administration. ... More >>

HOR Democrats Report - The Constitution in Crisis

Tuesday, 8 August 2006, 11:21 pm | US Congressional Representative

The Constitution in Crisis; The Downing Street Minutes and Deception, Manipulation, Torture, Retribution, and Coverups in the Iraq War, and Illegal Domestic Surveillance More >>

Democrats Call On Congress To Implement 9/11 Recs.

Friday, 21 July 2006, 12:28 am | US Congressional Representative

July 20, 2006 - Nearly two years after the release of several critical homeland security recommendations from the 9/11 Commission, the nation is not secure. Today, Homeland Security Democrats, led by Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member, ... More >>

Reps Support Robust UN Mission for East Timor

Thursday, 20 July 2006, 9:15 am | US Congressional Representative

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Allyson Y. Schwartz, joined by 44 of her congressional colleagues, called upon Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to support a robust United Nations mission to East Timor, where violence has caused civil unrest ... More >>

Cynthia Mckinney On Grand Jury Decision

Monday, 19 June 2006, 10:11 am | US Congressional Representative

I am relieved that this unfortunate incident is behind me. I accept today's grand jury finding of "no probable cause" as right and just, and the proper resolution of this case. I want to thank my friends and supporters for standing with me during ... More >>

Cynthia McKinney & The 4th Hip Hop Power Shop

Monday, 29 May 2006, 9:28 am | US Congressional Representative

Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney and the Hip Hop community are coming together to promote the awareness and empowerment of young people. We are "ARMING OUR YOUTH WITH WEAPONS OF MASS INSTRUCTION," teaching the young how to engage in the social-political system. ... More >>

Call To Investigate Airport Security And The TSA

Thursday, 25 May 2006, 10:56 am | US Congressional Representative

May 24, 2004 - Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, and 14 of his Democratic Homeland Security colleagues, requested an investigation into the current security climate at commerical airports ... More >>

Thompson and Meek seek Security Plans for HS

Tuesday, 23 May 2006, 12:03 am | US Congressional Representative

Thompson and Meek seek Security Plans from Homeland Security May 22, 2006 (WASHINGTON, D.C.)- On Friday, May 19, 2006, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, and Congressman Kendrick B. Meek (D-FL), Ranking ... More >>

Homeland Sec. IG Response on Shirlington Limo

Friday, 19 May 2006, 10:40 am | US Congressional Representative

Response from Homeland Security IG on Shirlington Limo SEE… http://img.scoop.co.nz/media/pdfs/0605/ThompsonFollowup.pdf More >>

President Must Stop Robbing Peter To Pay Paul

Wednesday, 17 May 2006, 12:00 am | US Congressional Representative

May 15, 2006 - Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement in response to President Bush's announcement that thousands of National Guardsmen will be assigned to patrol ... More >>

Call For A Special Counsel To Investigate NSA

Monday, 15 May 2006, 10:59 am | US Congressional Representative

Thompson And More Than Fifty Other Members Of Congress Call For A Special Counsel To Investigate NSA Domestic Spying More >>

Members Question Legality of NSA Domestic Spying

Friday, 12 May 2006, 2:30 pm | US Congressional Representative

Washington, DC - Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment Subcommittee, today offered the ... More >>

Congress Reps Seek Shirlington Limo. Investigation

Tuesday, 9 May 2006, 11:47 am | US Congressional Representative

May 8, 2006 - Today, Congressmen Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Science and Technology, sent a letter ... More >>

Lynn Woolsey: Ending the War in Iraq

Tuesday, 2 May 2006, 12:29 am | US Congressional Representative

Lynn Woolsey: Ending the War in Iraq t r u t h o u t | Statement http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/042806Z.shtml More >>

Bill Addressing Many Security Gaps At US Seaports

Thursday, 27 April 2006, 11:39 am | US Congressional Representative

April 26, 2006 -- Today, the Committee on Homeland Security marked up H.R. 4954, the Security and Accountability For Every Port Act (SAFE Port Act). Congressman Thompson issued the following statement regarding the markup: More >>

Introducing the "Protect America First Act of '06"

Thursday, 9 March 2006, 11:26 am | US Congressional Representative

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Reps. Barrow & Thompson to Hold Press Conference Introducing the "Protect America First Act of 2006" More >>

Democrats Issue Annual Homeland Sec. Report Card

Thursday, 2 March 2006, 4:25 pm | US Congressional Representative

March 1 -- Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security issued the following statement regarding his release of the 2006 Annual Report Card for the Department of Homeland Security: More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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