Thompson was elected governor in 1986 and re-elected to three additional terms, leaving in 2001 to become secretary of health and human services under President George W. Bush.
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The education, budget and welfare reforms achieved during his time in Wisconsin’s capitol became a national model. He is a current candidate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Herb Kohl (D). If successful, his election would further the possibility of Republicans winning back a legislative majority.
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