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Jeri Kehn Thompson '88 On Hand as Husband Fred Launches Presidential Bid

September 6, 2007

Jeri & Fred Thompson.jpgSeptember 6, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "At his first event in Des Moines, Thompson walked on stage with his wife, Jeri, and their two young children as Heartland by George Strait blared," reports the Associated Press of Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson after his first day of campaigning in Iowa. Thompson's wife, the former Jeri Kehn, is a 1988 graduate of DePauw University.

"I still have the same common-sense conservative beliefs," Thompson, the former United States Senator from Tennessee, told supporters today. He entered the presidential race late last night. "I don't know how to do it any other way."

Read more in this Associated Press report.