8th Congressional District

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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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Dem Clark Says She’ll Run In Minn. 8th Primary

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.

03/08/2012

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Iraq Vet, Franken Staffer Joins DFL Field In 8th

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.

10/05/2011

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Cravaack Girds For Tough Race In Northern Minn.

Rep. Chip Cravaack snuck up on a 36-year Democratic incumbent last year by appealing to northeastern Minnesota voters ready for a change.

09/09/2011

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Duluth Councilman Will Challenge Rep. Cravaack

A Duluth city councilman on Wednesday announced his plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.

05/25/2011

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Election Season Already Heating Up NE Minn.

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.

04/27/2011

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Sertich Says He Won’t Challenge Cravaack In 2012

Incoming Iron Range Resources Commissioner Tony Sertich says there’s no chance he will challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in 2012.

01/12/2011

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Oberstar Packing, Staff Shreds Constituent Cases

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.

12/01/2010

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