Former mob enforcer wants to be the next governor of Minnesota
By Kathy Damrill
A Minnesota man who says he used to be a mobster now wants to become the state's next governor.Brian Duvall-Gambino says he grew up in the mafia and was an enforcer. Duvall-Gambino says, "My favorite weapon of choice was a baseball bat. If you didn't succumb to what the family wanted or if you owed us money, I was the one sent in with a baseball bat to hit people."Now, he's a Mcdonald's employee and a Messianic Jewish Rabbi and wants to change his past.Duvall-Gambino was involved in drug trafficking, sex trades and other crimes. He was even shot in a gang shooting a few years ago.He admits it's a colorful story for a little known candidate who's going up against some big names.Political experts say his story of his past might help him when it's time to vote because it's attention getting and for someone new to politics, one of the toughest things is getting name recognition.
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