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 2016-12-02 15:23 

Stamford Advocate

Mississippi's Harper named chair of House Admin Committee... +

(AP) Republican Rep. Gregg Harper of Mississippi has been named chairman of U.S. House Administration Committee. Rep. Bennie Thompson was chairman of the Homeland Security Committee when Democrats held the House majority, and is now his party's rank...

 2016-11-16 20:37 

Washington Examiner

Dem staffer guilty of failing to file tax returns... +

The former chief of staff to Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., has pleaded guilty to failing to file an income tax return from 2008 to 2013. The Justice Department said in a statement Wednesday afternoon that Issac Lanier Avant, of Arlington, Va., earned mor...

 2016-11-16 17:50 

The Hill

Congressional staffer pleads guilty to not filing tax returns... +

Isaac Lanier Avant, who was the chief of staff for Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), faces a minimum of one year in prison....

 2016-11-16 16:31 

Washington Post

Congressional staffer pleads guilty to tax evasion... +

Agreement drops other charges against Isaac Avant, chief of staff to Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.)....

 2016-11-09 02:09 

Washington Times

Democrat Bennie Thompson is returning to the US House in Mississippi's Delta-to-Jackson 2nd District... +

Democrat Bennie Thompson is returning to the US House in Mississippi's Delta-to-Jackson 2nd District....

 2016-11-03 17:43 

Stamford Advocate

Tire plant breaks ground amid concerns over local contracts... +

(AP) Mississippi and Continental AG leaders are celebrating the start of construction of the German company's $1.45 billion tire plant west of Jackson. [...] U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson added his voice at the ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday to thos...

 2016-09-13 19:30 

Stamford Advocate

Jury chosen for couple's tax evasion trial in Hattiesburg... +

(AP) Jurors have been chosen in the trial of a Mississippi sheriff's deputy and his wife on federal charges that they evaded taxes by hiding income from their restaurant and liquor store. U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson has questioned whether prosecutors ...

 2016-08-27 15:49 

Washington Times

Federal officials review concerns over Hattiesburg charges... +

The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing questions from U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss, as to whether investigators are unfairly targeting black officials in Forrest County....

 2016-08-24 19:53 

Washington Post

Thompson staffer continues working while facing tax charges... +

U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson said Wednesday that his chief of staff, Lanier Avant, will continue working while facing tax-evasion charges....

 2016-08-24 19:50 

Federal News Radio

Thompson staffer continues working while facing tax charges... +

U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson says his chief of staff will continue working while facing tax-evasion charges...

 2016-08-24 16:44 

Washington Times

Thompson staffer continues working while facing tax charges... +

U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson says his chief of staff will continue working while facing tax-evasion charges....

 2016-08-24 11:58 

Roll Call

Bennie Thompson Chief of Staff Charged... +

Rep. Bennie Thompson's chief of staff has been chargedwith failing to file federal tax returns for five years. Get breaking news alerts and more from Roll Call on your iPhone or your Android. The Mississippi Democrat's staffer Isaac Lanier Avant was nam...

 2016-08-23 21:31 

USA Today

[ Politics ]

Congressional staffer charged in tax case ... +

Staffer to Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson failed to file tax returns for five years...

 2016-08-23 04:00 

Politico

House Homeland Security staffer faces tax charges... +

The accused is Bennie Thompson's chief of staff....

 2016-07-28 16:01 

mlive.com

U-M grad tweets rebuttal to Paul Ryan photo in memorable House internship... +

University of Michigan graduate and Detroit native Imani Gunn has had a memorable experience as a Democratic intern with the House Committee on Homeland Security under U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi....

 2016-03-09 03:12 

Washington Free Beacon

Clinton Surrogate: Were Worried About the Enthusiasm Gap... +

Clinton surrogate Rep. Bennie Thompson (D., Miss.) said Tuesday that the campaign isnervous about the lack of voter enthusiasm for Hillary Clinton. The real thing that we're worried about is t...

 2016-02-20 02:14 

Sun Herald

Consultant who admitted bribery worked for Harrison County boards ... +

GULFPORT -- Before he pleaded guilty this week to bribing public officials, Robert Simmons was known in political circles as the man who could get government agencies access to U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, as well as state and other elected leaders....

 2016-01-20 19:42 

CNN

[ Politics ]

For messages Clinton can't deliver, campaign taps surrogates... +

Rep. Bennie Thompson came armed with gifts -- and a message....

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