Former Vice President Walter Mondale on the balcony of his Mill District condo, which is a short drive from his office at Dorsey & Whitney.

Walter Mondale still in demand and politically engaged at 91

While the grind of an election campaign is well behind him and his hair is now white, he's still engaged and the demands on his time don't stop.
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