Fred Thompson Announces Campaign Chairs; "Macaca" Allen and Liz Cheney Among Them 

From Politico.com: Fred Thompson's campaign will announce this morning their "National Campaign Leadership Team."

Among the four chairs -- former Sen. George Allen (VA).

The one-time presidential hopeful has had warm things to say about Thompson since the Tennessean first considered a bid this summer, and recently had his former colleague on while guest-hosting a radio show in Richmond.

It's fitting that Allen would back Thompson. They occupy much of the same space politically -- folksy Southern mainstream conservative -- and Fred got in the race in no small part because Allen's absence created a vacuum for a candidate with such qualities. Read more.

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