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Resource ID: #10038
Subject: State Government
Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune
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Star Tribune (Minneapolis) reveals that the governor of Minnesota developed a special relationship with a corrupt administrator of a public pension fund, allowing it to be drained without the usual state oversight, while receiving campaign contributions from the fund; millions from the fund had been shifted to a bank owned by the governors' political mentor; when the series ran, the governor retained as legal counsel a former U.S. Attorney who had declined to embarrass the governor by pursuing evidence of wrongdoing, Aug. 29, 1993.

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