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Voters Size Up Thompson, Now Officially in Race

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Voters Size Up Thompson, Now Officially in Race

Voters Size Up Thompson, Now Officially in Race

Voters Size Up Thompson, Now Officially in Race

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In many ways, Fred Thompson represents the traditional Republican values that Rudolph Giuliani and Mitt Romney lack. But will the base like him?

Voters in the traditionally Republican town of Evansville, Ind., talk about the state of the Republican Party and about Thompson, who made his run for the White House official with an announcement in a taped appearance on NBC's Tonight Show, airing Wednesday night.