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Thompson to retire from Senate

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) --

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Executive business briefing

Here is a look at some of Friday's top business stories:
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Senate Democrats move stimulus plan

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Senate Democrats Thursday pushed their economic stimulus package through the Senate Finance Committee on a party-line vote.
MARK BENJAMIN

Analysis: November 2002

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Events in southwest Asia have likely taken much of the volatility out of next year?s elections. If voters translate support for the country into generic support for policy makers in Washington, it is likely that the congressional stalemate that marked the
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

Tasks, money going to Homeland Security

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Several pieces of legislation before a Senate committee Friday would significantly reorganize several executive branch agencies to better deal with the ongoing
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

UPI's Capital Comment for Oct. 1, 2001

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- United Press International's daily roundup of notable news, hot gossip and important events shaping politics and public policy in Washington and the world.
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Fred Thompson
Republican candidate Fred Thompson makes a campaign stop with his wife and daughter at the Iowa Veterans Home while campaigning for the Iowa Caucus in Marshalltown, Iowa on January 1, 2008. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Fred Dalton Thompson (born Freddie Dalton Thompson; August 19, 1942), is an American politician, actor, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, and radio host. He served as a Republican U.S. Senator from Tennessee from 1994 through 2003.

Thompson served as chairman of the International Security Advisory Board at the United States Department of State, was a member of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and is a Visiting Fellow with the American Enterprise Institute, specializing in national security and intelligence.

As an actor, Thompson has appeared in a large number of movies and television shows. He has frequently portrayed governmental figures. In the final months of his U.S. Senate term in 2002, Thompson joined the cast of the long-running NBC television series Law & Order, playing Manhattan District Attorney Arthur Branch.

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