U.S. Senate

Fairbanks GOP women host Thompson

Fairbanks GOP women host Thompson

Former Wisconsin governor and current U. S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson spoke at a reception hosted by Fairbanks Republican Women Federated on April 26 at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club.

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...