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  1. "Can you smell the Aqua Velva!": Why Jeb Bush is this year's Fred ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Salon

    So the suspense is almost over. Jeb Bush has finally announced that he is officially thinking that he might explore the possibility of maybe running for president.

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  2. Happy Hour RoundupRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Washington Post

    ... Parton captures the Jeb-for-president aura: He " has that same look of desultory obligation about him " that Fred Thompson had during his absurd presidential candidacy in 2008. * And finally, have you been aching for some extremely detailed math ...

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  3. My take on JebbieRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Wilson's Almanac

    ... if there is another dynastic scion on the other side. read on for the reason I think he might be this year's Fred Thompson... He seems to be taking the high road on the Cuba policy in stark contrast to Rubio. The polls are certainly with Bush on ...

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  4. Can Jeb avoid being the Fred Thompson of 2016?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Washington Examiner

    Buzz Cut: a Can Jeb avoid being the Fred Thompson of 2016? a Report: Clinton State Department helped major donor skirt immigration rules a Court could upend temporary amnesty a Obama's 'executive actions by another name' a Psssta The password is 'alfalfa' CAN JEB AVOID BEING THE FRED THOMPSON OF 2016? A famous Republican who's been out of office for a while but who has a big national profile uses social media for an unconventional campaign launch that instantly fires up supporters across the country and sends the political press into a tizzy.

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  5. Anson gets positive report from N.C. Partnership for Children directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Anson Record

    ... childcare subsidy, Dolly Parton Imagination Library, and more. Anson County Health Department director Dr. Fred Thompson apprised the board of the county's improved teen pregnancy rate. "We've been working on reducing the teen pregnancy rate," ...

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  6. chris_cillizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Washington Post

    ... enough. Wes Clark didn't run for president again after his disastrous 2004 campaign. Neither did Howard Dean. Fred Thompson, whose downward trajectory was similar to that of Perry, never seriously considered making a re-run after he failed in 2008. ...

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  7. Yay Us! When Whites See A White Cop Kill A Black Man For No Good...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Crooks and Liars

    ... . Odd, because there was this AP: (h/t Americablog) Members of the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church are urging Fred Thompson to support their stance on homosexuality - a posit

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  8. A King Hell CoalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Washington Monthly

    ... viable candidate, he will not put his political capital behind you." King learned that lesson after endorsing Fred Thompson's doomed candidacy in 2008, and according to Deace and others, has since determined that ideological affinity isn't enough. ...

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  9. Oregon State Beavers to honor senior class before Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | OregonLive.com

    ... played as true freshmen in a three-win 2011 campaign. That same year, they rallied together after teammate Fred Thompson collapsed and died during a 2011 pickup basketball game on campus. They reveled in an Alamo Bowl trip as sophomores. Earlier ...

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  10. Hillary Clinton 1, Fred Thompson 0Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2007 | Oliver Willis

    Taking a swipe at a potential GOP presidential rival, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday criticized Fred Thompson for suggesting illegal Cuban immigrants pose a terrorist threat. "I was appalled when one of the people running for or about to run for the Republican nomination talked about Cuban refugees as potential terrorists," Clinton told Hispanic elected officials.

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  11. King-a-PaloozaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Washington Monthly

    Speaking of Steve King, the wacky nativist from Storm Lake, we learn from Jennifer Jacobs of the Des Moines Register that he's planning to do something he really hasn't done before: play a big role in the outcome of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses. Yeah, he endorsed Fred Thompson in 2008, but very late in the day, and even his close friendship with Michele Bachmann didn't get him to make a bad investment in her presidential ambitions.

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  12. Weston Wamp: Harold Coker Was An Invaluable SageRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Don Wamp. Harold would often rib me that in all his decades of political involvement, no campaign, not Fred Thompson's nor Bob Corker's, had ever cost him as much money in donations as mine. As usual, even that was said with a smile. But that's not ...

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  13. Sweeping up the confettiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | World Magazine

    Republicans were in a celebratory mood last week, an attitude that called up memories of the election of 1994. On that night, 20 years ago, stars were born: Rick Santorum and Fred Thompson in the U.S. Senate; Sam Brownback, Tom Coburn, J.C. Watts, Joe Scarborough, and Lindsey Graham in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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  14. Oregon State Beavers deny Chai Baker eligibility with men's basketball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... not the first time OSU has dealt with a student-athlete with a heart condition. In 2011, OSU football player Fred Thompson suffered a heart attack and died while playing basketball at the campus rec center. In 1992, basketball player Earnest Killum ...

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  15. The Creepy Truth About Life SettlementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Curious Capitalist

    ... White , who pitches these deals for "savvy senior citizens needing cash." Heck, she's more persuasive than Fred Thompson is about reverse mortgages. But don't be easily swayed. Aging celebrities from Henry Winkler to Sally Field are pitching all ...

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    Nov 4, 2014 | SFGate

    ... as Libertarian) served as the mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California from 1986-1988. Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson was in office from 1994-2003. Since his time in politics ended, Thompson has gone back to the stage and screen. Former wrestler ...

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  17. Decision 2014: Bipartisan effort urges change to judicial appointment processRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WCYB

    ... that has been troubling for some time." Support for Amendment 2 comes from all corners. Former U.S. Senator Fred Thompson, and the Tennessee chapters of the AFL-CIO and NAACP. In fact, voting records show only 16 members of the Tennessee General ...

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    Nov 24, 2010 | National Review Online

    ... that capsool , as Vice President Mondale would say . . ." I have another memory - of an interview I had with Fred Thompson, in the late 1990s. Perhaps it was in 2000. Senator Glenn had repeatedly blocked investigation into Clinton's financial ...

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  19. United States v. ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... Megan A. Healy, AUSA, Fargo, ND, Tara Vavrosky Iversen, AUSA, Fargo, ND, for Plaintiff-Appellee. Fred Thompson pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a mixture containing methamphetamine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. A A ...

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  20. Amendment 2 Gives Judicial Branch To State's Political ElitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... an income tax), yes on 4 (veterans groups fundraising by raffle).] The grandees such as former federal Senator Fred Thompson propose that you give up your right to elect judges, and accept instead an illegality that has been imposed on the people ...

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