"Bennie Gordon Thompson" is the United States House of Representatives/U.S. Representative for , serving since 1993, and the ranking member of the United States House Committee on Homeland Security/Committee on Homeland Security since 2011. He is a member of the United States Democratic Party/Democratic Party.
The district includes most of Jackson, Mississippi/Jackson and is the only majority-black district in the state. The district is approximately long, wide and borders the Mississippi River. The Mississippi Delta comprises the vast majority of the 2nd District. He is both the first Democrat and the first African American to chair the Homeland Security Committee in the House.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Bennie Thompson on Wikipedia.