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Sen. Fred Thompson Says Goodbye to Senate

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Sen. Fred Thompson Says Goodbye to Senate

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Sen. Fred Thompson Says Goodbye to Senate

Sen. Fred Thompson Says Goodbye to Senate

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Republican Fred Thompson leaves the Senate behind after eight years of representing Tennessee. Thompson has also built an acting career over the years. He currently stars in the NBC television series Law and Order. NPR's Bob Edwards talks with Thompson about his reasons for retiring from Congress.