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Wisconsin Libertarian Party Chair Ed Thompson (brother of HHS Secy. and former Gov. Tommy Thompson) this morning praised Sen. Russ Feingold (D) for his opposition to the Patriot Act etc. on Madison's "Sly in the Morning" radio show. Asked by the host if this was an endorsement, Ed said "as Party Chair it would not be proper to endorse as such."

Thompson garnered over 10% of the vote for Governor in 2002, gaining the LP official Major Party status.

Originally posted to ben masel on Thu Jan 01, 2004 at 06:20 PM PST.

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  •  Go Feingold (none)
    Excellent! I'm from Wisconsin, and I can't wait to work for Feingold's campaign this summer.  He truly is a great Senator, and I think he's going to destroy his competition.  The Thompson name is very popular here.  This is good news indeed.
  •  Libertarians for Feingold (none)
    I have just created a Libertarians for Feingold email list.

    Membership is by my approval as moderator, but only to prevent commercial spammers.

    Group home page: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Libertarians4Feingold
    Group email address: Libertarians4Feingold@yahoogroups.com

    This is independent of both the official Feingold for US Senate 2004 campaign, and the Libertarian Party. I do not currently intend to raise or spend funds sufficient to trigger FAC reporting requirements.

    Ben Masel
    1214 E. Mifflin St.
    Madison

    I am not currently Licensed to Practice in this State.

    by ben masel on Thu Jan 01, 2004 at 07:13:48 PM PST

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