8th Congressional District
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.
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.
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.
The future of Medicare is center-stage in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.
Gov. Mark Dayton is making an endorsement in the race for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.
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.
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.