Thompson money machine shifts gear and picks up pace

Youngman, Sam; Crabtree, Susan
June 2007
Hill;6/21/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 75, p1
The article reports that former Republican Senator Fred Thompson of Tennessee has hired Sarah Newman as his financial director for the Northeast and Midwestern regions following his decision to run in the U.S. presidential election in 2008. According to Mark Corallo, spokesman of Thompson, the campaign is still in the exploratory mode and that the hiring of Newman allows them to raise some money for their candidate. The impact of Thompson's campaign on Washington lobbyists is discussed.


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