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Jesse Ventura

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Jesse Ventura was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Bernice Martha (Lenz), a nurse who was of German descent, and George William Janos, a steam fitter of Slovak ancestry. In November 1990, professional wrestler turned actor Jesse Ventura was elected to a four-year term as mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis with a population of around 56,000. After his mayoral term, he purchased a small hobby farm in nearby Maple Grove, Minnesota and moved from Brooklyn Park. In November 1998, Ventura, as a member of the Reform Party, was elected Governor of Minnesota. Jesse served as governor from 1999 to 2003 and did not run for a second term.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Jesse Ventura Says Democrats Should Work with Him to Defeat Trump in 2020

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I Can Show Dems the Art of the Deal To Beat Trump in 2020!!!

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- 1881 days ago
Jesse Ventura -- If The Govt. Isn't Working ... WE SHOULDN'T PAY TAXES!

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- 1896 days ago
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- 2280 days ago
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