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October 29, 1990 | From Associated Press
Republican Jon Grunseth dropped out of the Minnesota governor's race Sunday, after publication of a woman's claim that she had an affair with him while he was married and other reports that he tried to get teen-age girls to swim nude with him in 1981. "There are three things that are extremely important to me--my wife, my family, first and foremost; the Republican Party, the people of Minnesota," Grunseth said from his home 20 miles east of Minneapolis.
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October 29, 1990 | ROBERT SHOGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aided by a divisive Republican scandal and the protracted hassle over the federal budget, long-shot Democratic candidate Paul Wellstone is turning Minnesota's U.S. Senate race into a knock-down, drag-out battle over national economic policy.
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October 26, 1990 | From Associated Press
Jon Grunseth, the gubernatorial challenger in trouble over reports he swam nude with teen-age girls in 1981, announced late Thursday he will stay in the race after planning earlier to withdraw. "I came here tonight to withdraw from this race," Grunseth told about 100 supporters. "But there has been just an incredible outpouring of love . . . and prayer for this family that has overwhelmed both Vicki (his wife) and me. We are going to press forward no matter (what)," he said.
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October 29, 1990 | From Associated Press
Republican Jon Grunseth dropped out of the Minnesota governor's race Sunday, after publication of a woman's claim that she had an affair with him while he was married and other reports that he tried to get teen-age girls to swim nude with him in 1981. "There are three things that are extremely important to me--my wife, my family, first and foremost; the Republican Party, the people of Minnesota," Grunseth said from his home 20 miles east of Minneapolis.
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October 29, 1990 | ROBERT SHOGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aided by a divisive Republican scandal and the protracted hassle over the federal budget, long-shot Democratic candidate Paul Wellstone is turning Minnesota's U.S. Senate race into a knock-down, drag-out battle over national economic policy.
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July 10, 1994 | AMY KUEBELBECK, ASSOCIATED PRESS
In the white farmhouse where Allen Quist grew up doing chores with his three brothers, politics was not considered polite dinner conversation. But the world has changed for the worse since then, according to the man who wants to be Minnesota governor. So in the same southern Minnesota farmhouse he now shares with his wife and children, politics is the topic of the day, every day. Quist, an unabashed religious conservative, squashed incumbent Gov.
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November 1, 1990 | Associated Press
Minnesota's conservative Republican Party has shelved its reservations about Arne Carlson and backed him for governor in place of Jon Grunseth, who quit the race because of sexual misconduct allegations. The question of his running mate was before the state Supreme Court. Carlson wants Joanell Dyrstad, his running mate in the September primary. But Sharon Clark, who was Grunseth's running mate, has refused to step aside.
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October 15, 1990 | From Associated Press
Republican gubernatorial candidate Jon Grunseth is accused in sworn affidavits of encouraging four girls aged 13 to 16 to join him for a nude swim at a 1981 pool party, it was reported today. The statements were made by Liane Nelson, now 23 and a social worker dealing with sexual abuse cases in the Boston area, and her cousin Elizabeth Mulay, 22, of San Jose, the Star Tribune reported today.
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October 26, 1990 | From Associated Press
Jon Grunseth, the Republican gubernatorial challenger in trouble over reports that he swam nude with teen-age girls in 1981, has decided to drop out of the race, a source said Thursday. The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Grunseth would withdraw on the condition that the party's 350-member state central committee name his successor on the ballot. Grunseth had been running close to Democratic incumbent Rudy Perpich before Oct.
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September 12, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Political novice Sharon Pratt Dixon scored an upset victory Tuesday in the Democratic primary to nominate a successor to Mayor Marion Barry, and Jesse Jackson gained the party's backing to become a "shadow senator" for the nation's capital. "It looks wonderful," Dixon told supporters. With all 140 precincts reporting, Dixon defeated John Ray, the front-runner through much of the campaign, and mayoral hopefuls Charlene Drew Jarvis, David A. Clarke and Walter E. Fauntroy. Former D.C.
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October 26, 1990 | From Associated Press
Jon Grunseth, the gubernatorial challenger in trouble over reports he swam nude with teen-age girls in 1981, announced late Thursday he will stay in the race after planning earlier to withdraw. "I came here tonight to withdraw from this race," Grunseth told about 100 supporters. "But there has been just an incredible outpouring of love . . . and prayer for this family that has overwhelmed both Vicki (his wife) and me. We are going to press forward no matter (what)," he said.
NEWS
November 6, 1990
Voters today will elect 35 senators, 36 governors, and 435 members of the House of Representatives. At stake will be the 55-45 balance in favor of the Democrats in the Senate, and control of statehouses, where redistricting following the 1990 census will affect political power for the next decade. Here's a look at some of the races that both parties are watching most closely, in addition to the battle for the California governorship--the richest prize on today's ballot.
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October 20, 1991 | STEVE JACOBSON, NEWSDAY
Build it, the small voice told them, and they will come. So they built it, and they have come. They called it the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, which gave rise across the street to a hamburger joint named Hubert's, and a whole lot of other points of interest in this city. So many people thought the Metrodome was a tumor on the city when it was opened in 1982; not many do now. It's big and clean and busy, which is a mirror of Minneapolis.
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