BULLETIN (Revised): Former TN Sen. Fred Thompson to announce Sept 6th! How will the field react?

From the Drudge front page.
REVISED: You need to have multiple sources for this kind of announcement.

August 30, 2007
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Sources: Thompson to announce Sept. 6th

Fred Thompson’s campaign-in-waiting will hold a 4 p.m. conference call today with supporters to brief them on plans for the former Tennessee senator’s presidential announcement next week, according to an e-mail obtained by Politico.com.

Randy Enwright, Thompson’s political director, said in the message that they will “discuss the next steps as we move forward as an organization.” A Thompson aide confirms that they’ll share the news about the long-awaited formal launch. “By the end of the day, we’ll have more clarity,” the aide said, declining to reveal which day the announcement would take place.

UPDATE: Still no official confirmation from the campaign, but Thompson sources now confirm that he will announce his candidacy next Thursday, Sept. 6. The launch will include a tour of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Florida. As expected, Thompson will not appear at the GOP debate in New Hampshire on Wednesday, Sept. 5.

A Thompson campaign official says that they’ll issue a paper statement as to their plans later this afternoon.

By Jonathan Martin 11:04 AM |

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As we have all waited for Fred Thompson to make up his mind what impact do you think his entry will have on the chances of getting the Republican Party nod over current candidates Mitt Romney, John McCain, Rudy Giuliani, Ron Paul et al?


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