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8th Congressional District

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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.