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“Big” news: Thompson’s in!

On September 6, 2007 By

Out of the blue! Never saw it coming! Fred Thompson is running for President… officially!

“I’m running for president of the United States,” he announced in an appearance on a popular chat show.

Mr Thompson made the widely anticipated announcement during a taped appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

What a circus.

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No comment needed except… 1) Wow! and 2) It will be interesting to see how this story will play out alongside the presidential primary election cycle. Surely there will be a hailstorm of commentary on that over the next few days.

DES MOINES, Iowa – A Polk County judge on Thursday struck down Iowa’s law banning gay marriage and ordered the county recorder to permit gay and lesbian couples to marry.

Less than two hours after word of the ruling was publicized, two Des Moines men applied at the Polk County recorder’s office for a marriage license, and for the first time the application was accepted. The process of granting a license to marry in Iowa takes three days.

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Now this is a man who doesn’t mess around: he’s fired his campaign manager before he’s actually entered the race for President. From the mailbag…

Out before he’s in? The Politico reports that Fred Thompson has fired his campaign manager before launching his campaign: Though he has not yet even declared he is running for president, Fred Thompson shook up his team Tuesday amid fears he was losing momentum and needed an injection of talent.

Apparently, Thompson fundraisers are attracting McCain staffers; including the Alabama state chairman of McCain’s campaign. Sheesh. I think the race for the GOP nomination […]

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