September 16, 1998 |
In what was dubbed the state's "My Three Sons" election, Hubert H. Humphrey III beat two other political scions Tuesday to win Minnesota's Democratic race for governor. Humphrey, the state attorney general and son of the former vice president and senator, was well ahead in the balloting. Mike Freeman, son of former Gov. Orville Freeman, was running second; Ted Mondale, son of former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, was fifth. Humphrey will face St.
November 8, 1990 |
It was like father, like son, for a Udall, a Taft and a Mondale. But a Chafee, a Chiles and a Mosbacher found that a famous last name is no guarantee of election. A bumper crop of political offspring ran Tuesday. In Minnesota. Ted Mondale, son of Walter F. Mondale, ousted Republican state Sen. Phyllis McQuaid in his first bid for office. Hubert H. Humphrey III won a third term as that state's attorney general.
March 16, 1998 |
Lyndon B. Johnson was so fearful that Hubert H. Humphrey would break with him over Vietnam in an attempt to win the 1968 election that he had the FBI bug his own vice president, a new biography of LBJ discloses.
May 9, 1998 |
The $6.6-billion settlement of Minnesota's big anti-tobacco case represents a huge personal triumph for state Atty. Gen. Hubert H. Humphrey III, whose contrarian, hard-line assault on Big Tobacco belied his image as a steady, honest, but unremarkable, public servant stuck in the shadow of his famous father.
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August 25, 1998 |
Despite the hopes of local business leaders, Minnesota Atty. Gen. Hubert Humphrey III will not visit the Valley to help rededicate the park named for his father, Hubert H. Humphrey, who served as vice president under President Lyndon B. Johnson. A Humphrey spokeswoman on Monday said the attorney general's schedule was booked. "In addition to being attorney general, he's also running for governor," said Holly Ziemer. "Something could change, but I kind of doubt it."