Thursday, November 16, 2006

Thompson Ready to Run

Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson has announced that he will form an exploratory committee to run for President in early 2007, according to USA Today.

Thompson served as Wisconsin governor from 1987 to 2001 and more recently served as the Secretary of Health from 2001 to 2005.

Thompson is against abortion but he does support stem cell research. As governor he cut taxes a total of 91 times and he is opposed a national sales tax. As governor Thompson also created the nation's first private school choice program. To see where Thompson stands on other issues log onto On the Issues.

Tommy Thompson's brother, Ed, may also make a run for the White House in 2008 as a Libertarian. Ed Thompson is a former mayor of Tomah, WI and ran as the Libertarian candidate for Wisconsin Governor in 2002, winning 11% of the vote.

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