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  Tommy Thompson Considers Run For US Presidency
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Last EditedCOSDem  Aug 23, 2005 02:07pm
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News DateMonday, August 22, 2005 04:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionFormer Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson acknowledged this week that he is considering a run for the White House in 2008 as an extension of his mission to improve the nation's health care.

"I can't think of anybody else as vocal on this issue as I have been," he said.

Elected four times as governor of Wisconsin, Thompson, a Republican, said that "anybody that's ever been in public office has thought about" being president.

He does not yet have a campaign staff, he said.
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