Fmr. News Anchor Michelle Lee To Run For MN's 8th DistrictAnother DFL candidate – a former news anchor -- has entered the Congressional race for Minnesota's eighth district.
Stewart Mills To Seek Recount In 8th District ElectionStewart Mills says he will request a recount in Minnesota's Eight Congressional District election, which the Republican candidate lost to incumbent Rick Nolan.
Stewart Mills, Rick Nolan Expecting Tight Race In 8th DistrictOne of the most expensive and competitive races in the country is in northern Minnesota. Overall spending on this race between Stewart Mills and Rick Nolan has topped $21 million.
Mills Concedes 8th District To NolanRepublican Stewart Mills says he has called Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan to congratulate Nolan on winning their race for northeastern Minnesota's congressional seat.
Nolan Outpacing Mills In Campaign FundraisingRep. Rick Nolan has outpaced Republican challenger Stewart Mills in recent fundraising with the November election closing in. Between July and September, Nolan pulled in about $647,000 compared with about $435,000 for Mills. But Mills also loaned his campaign $128,000 during that same period.
NRA Plans Ad Blitz Targeting Nolan On Gun Rights The nation's most powerful gun rights group is targeting Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan with a massive ad blitz the week before Election Day. The National Rifle Association has reserved $750,000 in ads starting Oct. 28, according to public filings. NRA spokeswoman Jennifer Baker confirmed the ads would focus on Minnesota's 8th District.
New Normal In 8th: Battleground District In the chilly curling hall-turned-community center, hundreds of iron miners gathered on a September afternoon to celebrate five decades of feeding America's thirst for steel. Some on walkers, some still wearing hardhats, they listened and cheered as a procession of speakers recounted stories of mining's trials and victories through the years until one — state Rep. Jason Metsa — cleared his throat and stepped back to the microphone.
Reality Check: Why Is So Much Political Ad Money Being Spent In N. Minn.?The barrage of political campaign ads has begun in Minnesota. That's no surprise. What is unexpected, however, is all the early spending on two Minnesota Congressional seats. For more than two decades, 7th District Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson was untouchable-- and unbeatable. So why are Democrats spending a fortune to run this attack ad on his little known opponent, Torey Westrom?
8th Dist. Race Tops List Of Minn. House MatchupsDemocrats are watching a northeastern Minnesota race as one of their top chances for a pickup in the U.S. House.
Nolan Hits Cravaack On Family's Move Out Of Minn.Democrat Rick Nolan is shifting gears a hotly contested House race with a new TV ad that questions GOP Rep. Chip Cravaack's ties to Minnesota.
Nolan Raises More Than Cravaack, But Has LessDemocrat 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.
Nolan Ad Links Cravaack To Duluth Plant ClosingA Democrat running for Congress in 8th District linked incumbent Republican Congressman Chip Cravaack to the sudden closing of a manufacturing plant in Duluth.