Thompson battles McCain for 3rd place in Iowa caucus

DES MOINES (AP) -- Fred Thompson battled Sen. John McCain for third place in the Iowa Republican caucus.

Thompson, an actor and former senator from Tennessee, and McCain each picked up 13 percent support.

Mike Huckabee was the winner, riding a wave of support from evangelical Christians. Mitt Romney was second.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)