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Rep. Bennie Thompson, Mississippi Democrat, reminded the GOP that funding the Department of Homeland Security is crucial in the wake of last week's Paris shootings. (Associated Press)

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Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas), left, and Ranking Member Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), right, arrives before U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson testifies on "the Impact of Presidential Amnesty on Border Security" in front of the House Committee on Homeland Security on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, December 2, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Bennie Thompson, Mississippi Democrat, has been under little to no media scrutiny for his recent racial remarks. Mr. Thompson equated Republican criticism of President Obama with racism, and unapologetically declared that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is "an Uncle Tom." (associated press Photographs)

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Rep. Bennie Thompson, Mississippi Democrat, who labeled Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas "an Uncle Tom," has doubled down on his attacks. (Photo: Associated Press)

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From left: House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Peter King, New York Democrat, speaks July 27, 2011, with committee members Rep. Bennie Thompson of Missouri, the committee's ranking Democrat; Rep. Loretta Sanchez, California Democrat; and Rep. Al Green, Texas Democrat, on Capitol Hill before the committee's hearing on Islamic radicalization in the U.S., focusing on recruitment within the Muslim American community. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Peter King (left), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, talks with Rep. Bennie Thompson, the top Democrat on the panel, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, March 10, 2011, as hearings get under way into Islamic radicalization in America. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)