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Thompson set to run, in jolt to GOP field

Late entry poses challenges

By Scott Helman
Globe Staff / May 31, 2007

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Republican Fred D. Thompson, the former Tennessee senator and star of NBC's "Law & Order," will jump into the 2008 presidential race and start raising money next week, supporters and advisers said yesterday, delivering a jolt to a GOP field that some party activists and analysts believe lacks a viable conservative candidate. (Full article: 1144 words)

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