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  Former Wisconsin governor Thompson launches Senate run
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Last EditedHomegrown Democrat  Dec 02, 2011 08:57pm
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AuthorBrendan O'Brien
MediaNews Service - Reuters
News DateFriday, December 2, 2011 06:10:00 AM UTC0:0
Description(Reuters) - Former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson officially launched his campaign on Thursday for the Senate seat being vacated by four-term Democratic Senator Herb Kohl.

Thompson, a Republican, served four terms as governor and then as Secretary of Health and Human Services in the George W. Bush administration. He joins a field for the Senate seat that currently includes Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat, and Republican Mark Neumann, a former congressman.
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