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  1. Fred Thompson endorses GingrichRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2012 | Examiner.com

    Former US Sen. Fred Thompson on Monday took to the airwaves to endorse former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich for the Republican presidential nomination. "I made my endorsement on Hannity last night," Thompson wrote Tuesday on his Twitter account .

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  2. Lunch with Fred ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | The Weekly Standard

    In January 2006, the actor and former senator Fred Thompson visited the offices of THE WEEKLY STANDARD to discuss the state of the Supreme Court, which was in the midst of filling a vacancy-Thompson had been providing advice to then-nominee Samuel Alito. It was an in-depth conversation about the direction of the Court, and Thompson, a lawyer who rose to prominence during the Watergate hearings, discussed both the historical and political implications of the current nomination process.

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  3. Review: '90 Minutes in Heaven' is two hours of boredomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... is so different from the rest of the blandly-presented material that he almost seems cartoonish. Fred Dalton Thompson also appears in one of his final roles, lending his usual gravitas. Unfortunately, the film is all gravitas, an oddly dour film ...

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  4. Danny Heitmana s a oeAt Randoma : Small acting break goes awryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | The Advocate

    The recent death of Fred Thompson is a comforting reminder that Hollywood can still beckon, even for those no longer in the first blush of youth. Thompson's first big job was as the Republican counsel on the Senate Watergate committee, quite a plum for his legal career.

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  5. Lunch with Fred ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | The Weekly Standard

    In January 2006, the actor and former senator Fred Thompson visited the offices of THE WEEKLY STANDARD to discuss the state of the Supreme Court, which was in the midst of filling a vacancy-Thompson had been providing advice to then-nominee Samuel Alito. It was an in-depth conversation about the direction of the Court, and Thompson, a lawyer who rose to prominence during the Watergate hearings, discussed both the historical and political implications of the current nomination process.

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  6. Actor-politician Fred Thompson remembered at public memorial for wit, sincerity, booming voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Squamish Chief

    Former senator and actor Fred Thompson was remembered for his booming voice, sense of humour and sincerity at a public memorial Friday. U.S. Sen. John McCain recalled how Thompson's funny, slightly subversive asides on the Senate floor made sometimes tedious proceedings more bearable.

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  7. Gov. Huckabee To Make Cameo in 'God's Not Dead 2'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Townhall

    'God's Not Dead 2' is adding another familiar name to its already impressive cast. Gov. Mike Huckabee has just announced he will be making an appearance, as himself, in the faith-based film.

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  8. Guo Jie, oldest surviving Olympian, dies at 103Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Chron

    Guo Jie, a former Chinese discus thrower who was the world's oldest surviving Olympian, has died. He was 103.

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  9. Rep. Steve King Endorses Ted Cruz For PresidentRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2015 | Switched

    Rep. Steve King on Monday endorsed Sen. Ted Cruz for president, a major get for the presidential hopeful in the early caucus state of Iowa. "I believe Ted Cruz is the candidate who is the answer to my prayers, the candidate who God will use to restore the soul of America," King said in a Des Moines press conference.

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  10. Steve King endorses Ted Cruza s presidential bidRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2015 | Washington Times

    Rep. Steve King threw his political muscle Monday behind Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential bid, giving the Texas Republican a powerful surrogate in Iowa, where the caucus will kick off the nomination race in February. Mr. King described Mr. Cruz as the "full package" and a true conservative, with strong appeal among Christian conservatives, libertarians and disaffected Democrats.

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  11. Former MTV reality TV star Vincent Margera has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | MySanAntonio.com

    Vincent Margera a.k.a "Don Vito" from the MTV series "Viva La Bam" died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, from complications of kidney and liver failure. He was 59. Vincent Margera a.k.a "Don Vito" from the MTV series "Viva La Bam" died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, from complications of kidney and liver failure.

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  12. Family statement: Former Republican Sen. Fred Thompson, who had TV and film roles, dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Weyburn This Week

    ... that I need to attend to." After his Senate service, Thompson returned to show business and - billed as Fred Dalton Thompson - joined the cast of the veteran NBC drama series "Law & Order." In the supporting role of District Attorney Arthur Branch, ...

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  13. Sturm: Draining Washington's swamp, Fred Thompson-styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | The Aspen Times

    "I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood," joked Sen. Fred Thompson, the "Law & Order" star who recently died. A real-life prosecutor and Watergate counsel, Thompson formulated the famous question that hastened Richard Nixon's downfall: "What did the president know, and when did he know it?" If you believe this question still delivers political accountability, Think Again.

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  14. Draining Washington s Swamp,Fred Thompson-styleRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    "I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood," joked Sen. Fred Thompson, the "Law & Order" star who recently died. A real-life prosecutor and Watergate counsel, Thompson formulated the famous question that hastened Richard Nixon's downfall: "What did the president know, and when did he know it?" If you believe this question still delivers political accountability, Think Again.

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  15. Guest view: Few people had Thompson's charismaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... our mentor Howard Baker. Tennesseans and our country have been fortunate that public service attracted Fred Dalton Thompson. We will miss his common sense, his conservative principles and his big, booming voice.

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  16. TV star, senator, but no ReaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | The Age

    Although he brought unquestioned gravitas to his film and TV roles, Fred Thompson could not convey the same image on the campaign trail as a politician. He starred as an authoritative district attorney in the hit NBC drama Law & Order yet flopped as a Republican presidential candidate in 2008, seen by voters as too indecisive.

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  17. Curb your enthusiasm: Down with the "Joyful Campaign"Read the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | Lincoln Times-News

    I have a piece running in the Federalist this week on the notion that presidential candidates should campaign "joyfully," as Jeb Bush ever more desperately insists that he is. It's not clear why we're supposed to want joyful candidates, but that seems to be the prevailing norm.

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  18. Actor-Politician Fred Thompson Remembered for Wit, SincerityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | The Daily News

    Former senator and actor Fred Thompson was remembered for his booming voice, sense of humor and sincerity at a public memorial Friday. U.S. Sen. John McCain recalled how Thompson's funny, slightly subversive asides on the Senate floor made sometimes tedious proceedings more bearable.

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  19. Thompson funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... - Friends, family, colleagues and admirers gathered at the War Memorial Auditorium to share memories of Fred Dalton Thompson, both of his accomplishments and his heart. A former lawyer, senator for Tennessee, presidential candidate and actor, ...

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  20. Actor-politician Fred Thompson remembered at public memorial for wit, sincerity, booming voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Former senator and actor Fred Thompson was remembered for his booming voice, sense of humour and sincerity at a public memorial Friday. U.S. Sen. John McCain recalled how Thompson's funny, slightly subversive asides on the Senate floor made sometimes tedious proceedings more bearable.

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