10 Questions for Jesse Ventura

As a Navy Seal, Pro Wrestler, Mayor and now Minnesota's Governor, Jesse Ventura has always been brash. Currently he's under fire for everything from budget woes to his outside activities, like TV work. As he enters the last months of his first term, the independent discussed his future with TIME's Matthew Cooper.

YOU'RE STILL DECIDING ABOUT WHETHER TO RUN AGAIN THIS FALL. WHY THE AMBIVALENCE? Our legislature is still in session, and I don't think you turn your attention to getting re-elected until you've finished the job. My other reason is that these campaigns are far too expensive these days. Plus,...

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