A report says former Sen. Fred Thompson will probably run for president -- but not until sweeps week is over.

Published April 11, 2007 7:18PM (EDT)

From the Evans-Novak Political Report: "A presidential campaign by former Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.) still seems likely -- but not immediately. NBC's 'Law & Order' wants him to stay on during the springtime sweeps, and he still has commitments to the Paul Harvey radio show."

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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