Beltway Happenings
April 1, 2007--Former Gov. Tommy Thompson (R-WI) spoke to reporters after an appearance on ABC News' "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." during which he affirmed he is running for president.  Thompson is scheduled to formally announce on April 4 in Milwaukee.  On the program  Thompson termed himself "the reliable conservative."  He also noted that he has been busy.  "I've been in Iowa every single week since the first week in December," Thompson said.  "I've been visiting individuals and groups and talking to people every single week, and I've been into over 30 counties, one-third of the counties, and over 100 communities, and it's really looking good." 

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