Today I have withdrawn my candidacy for president of the United StatesFred Thompson drops out of GOP race Jan 22, 2008
It's obvious that someone in the campaign thought it was to their advantage to put that outThompson denies rumors of dropping out Jan 03, 2008
We have the second-highest corporate tax rate among our competing partnersThompson outlines tax proposal Nov 25, 2007
Everyone is trying out their best lines, trying out their best angles of attack, to show they should be the one to carry the Republican banner into battle against herAttacks on Clinton galvanize opponents Nov 14, 2007
But we need to understand that this is a nuclear countryThompson comes down soft on Musharraf Nov 04, 2007
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.