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** FILE ** Actor and former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn., speaks at a fundraiser in Richmond, Va., in this June 2, 2007, file photo. Thompson, who likes to cast himself in the role of Washington outsider, has a long history as a political insider who earned more than $1 million lobbying the federal government. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)