8th Congressional District
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.
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.
A candidate in Minnesota’s closely watched 8th congressional district race says she’ll take her campaign for the Democratic nomination directly to a summer primary.
An Iraq war veteran and former staffer to U.S. Sen. Al Franken is joining the Democratic race to unseat freshman Republican Chip Cravaack in northern Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.
Rep. Chip Cravaack snuck up on a 36-year Democratic incumbent last year by appealing to northeastern Minnesota voters ready for a change.
A Duluth city councilman on Wednesday announced his plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.
The next congressional election is 18 months away, but you wouldn’t know it listening to the radio or watching television around Duluth and the Iron Range.
Incoming Iron Range Resources Commissioner Tony Sertich says there’s no chance he will challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in 2012.
Veteran Minnesota Congressman Jim Oberstar packed up his committee chairman-sized office on Capitol Hill this week and moved to the basement. Dozens of outgoing congressional members are making room for newly-elected representatives.