Former Sen. Thompson's entry could decimate second tier of '08 hopefuls

Youngman, Sam
June 2007
Hill;6/7/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 67, p18
The article reports on the possible outcome if Former Senator Fred Thompson will push his candidacy for presidential race in the U.S. election which will be held on November 2007. According to analysts, Thompson's entry would no doubt steal supporters from the current Republican Party front-runners, like former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee because ideologically and geographically, they are the same to most voters.


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