Skip Humphrey

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Hubert Horatio "Skip" Humphrey III (born June 26, 1942) is an American politician and lawyer. He was Attorney General of Minnesota from 1983 to 1999. He also was a State Senator from 1973 to 1983.

Humphrey is the son of Vice President Hubert Humphrey and U.S. Senator Muriel Humphrey Brown. He was born in Minneapolis.

In 1988, he unsuccessfully ran for United States Senator, loosing to Republican David Durenberger.

He was the Democratic candidate for Governor of Minnesota in the controversial three-way election of 1998. He lost the election to Jesse Ventura. In the gubernatorial primary, he beat Ted Mondale, son of Vice President Walter Mondale.[1]

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  1. CNN: Minnesota primary results, September 15, 1998. (Retrieved August 15, 2010).