Minneapolis Incumbent politicians trying to decide whether to run for re-election often talk about their legacy, their long-term goals or their appetite for the struggles ahead.
But Gov. Jesse Ventura, a former pro wrestler, movie actor and talk-radio host, has made it clear that the lure of private-sector dollars will be a factor in his decision about whether to seek a second term in November.
He reiterated that policy in a radio interview on Tuesday, and said he has no blockbuster entertainment deal in the works that would keep him from running Â yet.
"I'm weighing all my options, and I have no option in the private sector right now that would cause me not to run," Ventura told Minneapolis radio station KFAN. "But I'm not saying I'm not weighing them Â I certainly am. ... They're not over Â I'm weighing all options.
"Until I say I'm not running, I am," he told the radio station.