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Testing the Waters: Time Up for GOP's Thompson?

Fred Thompson has ostensibly been "testing the waters" for his presidential candidacy: spending money, traveling, hiring staff.

But how long, legally, can this go on?

Some say he is violating federal election laws. The Thompson campaign insists it is following the rules.

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Peter Overby has covered Washington power, money, and influence since a foresighted NPR editor created the beat in 1994.
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