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Incumbent Edged In Early Minn. 8th Money Chase

Another race to watch is shaping up in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District, judging by early campaign finance reports. Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan was outraised by Republican challenger Stewart Mills between July and September.

10/16/2013

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VP Of Mills Fleet Farm Jumps Into Race For MN’s 8th

A candidate with a well-known Minnesota name has jumped into the race for Congress. Stewart Mills, a third generation vice president of the Midwest retail chain store Mills Fleet Farm, is a Republican running to unseat the incumbent Democratic Congressman Rick Nolan.

10/10/2013

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Rep. Rick Nolan Opposes Taking Military Action Against Syria

U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 8th congressional district Rick Nolan is challenging the evidence that’s been presented on the reported use of chemical weapons by Syria against its people.

09/03/2013

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Grandson Of Fleet Farm Founder Eyes Congress Bid

A Brainerd businessman with a familiar family name is pushing ahead with a bid for Congress as a Republican in the recently competitive 8th District in northern Minnesota. Stewart Mills, grandson of the founder of Fleet Farm chain of stores, planned to file paperwork Wednesday to raise money toward a challenge to Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan.

06/26/2013

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Nolan Tops Cravaack, Shares His Plan For Future

Democrat Rick Nolan began preparing Wednesday for a return to Congress after 32 years away, while Rep. Michele Bachmann, who barely survived her toughest race yet, said she’s ready to get back to work.

11/07/2012

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Democrat Nolan Unseats Cravaack In NE Minn.

Democrat Rick Nolan has beaten Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack (kruh-VAK’) to recapture a northeastern Minnesota seat long considered Democratic turf.

11/07/2012

Voting Stickers

5 Things To Know About Minnesota’s Election

Minnesota voters are weighing in on dozens of races, including ballot initiatives about gay marriage and voter ID, the presidential race, representatives for Congress and the U.S. Senate.

11/05/2012

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Nolan Raises More Than Cravaack, But Has Less

Democrat Rick Nolan collected slightly more money than Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack in the latest quarter, but had significantly less in the bank for the final weeks of a hard-fought race in northeastern Minnesota.

10/12/2012

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Cravaack Has $1.1M For Final Push In 8th District

Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack says he started October with $1.1 million in the bank for the final weeks of a tough race against Democrat Rick Nolan.

10/11/2012

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Cravaack, Nolan Go Beyond TV Ads In 1st Debate

After weeks of TV ads focused on Medicare, Republican Chip Cravaack and Democrat Rick Nolan got into it over jobs and other issues in their first debate.

10/09/2012

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Reality Check: Deceptive Ads In The 8th District

The future of Medicare is center-stage in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.

10/05/2012

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Dayton Endorses Nolan In Congressional Race

Gov. Mark Dayton is making an endorsement in the race for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.

07/31/2012

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Bill Clinton Endorses Tarryl Clark

Democrat Tarryl Clark has picked up the support of former President Bill Clinton as she faces two primary rivals in northeastern Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.

07/27/2012

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In Tough Race, Cravaack Says He’s ‘Centrist’

After being swept into office on a tea party tide, Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack is now portraying himself as a middle-of-the-road lawmaker as he tries to keep his job in a northeastern Minnesota district with a long tradition of electing Democrats.

06/15/2012

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DFL Endorses Nolan To Oppose Cravaack

The state DFL party has endorsed former congressman Rick Nolan to oppose Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in the state’s 8th Congressional District.

05/05/2012

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