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Former Gov. Jesse Ventura

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Jury Reaches No Verdict In Ventura Defamation Case

There’s still no verdict as jurors try to decide whether a decorated military sniper libeled former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir. Jurors deliberated from about 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m. Wednesday before leaving the federal courthouse in St. Paul. They received the case around noon Tuesday.

07/23/2014

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Jurors Start Considering Ventura Defamation Case

An attorney for the estate of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle says former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura has failed to prove he was defamed in Kyle’s book. Ventura accused Kyle of making up a story in which he said he punched Ventura in a California bar in 2006 after Ventura made remarks critical of Navy SEALs.

07/22/2014

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Ventura Must Show Sniper Disregarded Truth In Book

When a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. history detailed his kills in a bestselling autobiography, he also included details about a 2006 incident in which he says he punched a guy he called “Scruff Face” — later identified as former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.

07/06/2014

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Ventura Dangles Idea Of 2016 Presidential Bid

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is back from his part-time home in Mexico and eagerly spreading the idea he could run for the U.S. presidency in 2016.

05/31/2013