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May 17, 2011


Thompson Will Run for Senate

Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson (R) has told friends he plans to run for the open U.S. Senate seat in Wisconsin, Politico reports.

"There's no chance Thompson would run against Paul Ryan, so the former governor will await the Budget Chairman's official announcement on the race before jumping in. Ryan has suggested in private conversations with GOP officials in recent days that he will take a pass on the race and focus on his House chairmanship."

Update: National Journal confirms Ryan will not be a U.S. Senate candidate.












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