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Former US Senator, Actor Fred Thompson Dies

Fred Thompson, the former U.S. senator who also acted in films and on television has died. He was 73. Thompson died Sunday from a recurrence of lymphoma, according to a statement from his family. Thompson served as a U.S. senator from the southern state of Tennessee from 1994 to 2003. He ran for president during the 2008 election before dropping out in the nomination race eventually won by Senator John McCain. Thompson had a long career in Tennessee and Washington as a lawyer,...

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