Larry D. Thompson

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Larry D. Thompson is Senior Vice President of Governmental Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary of PepsiCo, Inc.. Thompson is a member of the Board of Trustees at the Brookings Institution.[1]

Thompson's name is listed among the "Top Contenders"[2] to replace Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales "whose tenure has been marred by controversy and accusations of perjury before Congress". Gonzales resigned August 27, 2007,[3] and will leave office on September 17, 2007.[4][5] "When asked if he would take the job of running the Justice Department, former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson sent word through a spokeswoman that 'he's very happy in this role' as general counsel at PepsiCo."[2]

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  1. Board of Trustees, accessed July 2007.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "5 Top Contenders for Attorney General," NewsMax, August 28, 2007.
  3. Gonzales' resignation letter dated August 26, 2007, posted by TPMmuckraker, August 27, 2007.
  4. Pierre Thomas, et al., "Attorney General Gonzales Resigns," ABC News, August 27, 2007.
  5. "Gonzales Resigns," Think Progress, August 27, 2007.

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