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Q&A: Heather Hudson — Mayor of Greenville; Candidate, Second Congressional District

Working for a better Delta Hudson takes on Thompson for congressional seat Greenville Mayor Heather McTeer Hudson is running for Congress in Mississippi’s 2nd District, a seat that has been held since 1993 by Bennie Thompson. A Greenville native, Hudson attended Spelman College in Atlanta and Tulane University Law School before returning to her home town to practice law with ...

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Q&A EXTRA: Bennie Thompson: Politics is politics; I do plan to run for reelection

Congressman Bennie Thompson has represented Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District since 1993. Thompson was chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee from 2006 through 2010, when Democrats held the majority. With Republicans now in the majority, he’s the committee’s ranking Democrat. A lifelong Bolton resident, Thompson earned degrees from Tougaloo College and Jackson State University. He served as an alderman and ...

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