Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District, on the western edge of the state, is the unexpected focus of millions of dollars in political attack ads.
Rep. 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.
Congressman-elect Rick Nolan says a bill to swap state-owned land in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for federal land is probably dead, and will need revisiting in the next Congress.
The most talked about, expensive and historic vote was the one for the marriage amendment, which for the first time in any state did not receive enough votes to pass.
Democrat Rick Nolan began preparing Wednesday for a return to Congress after 32 years away, while Rep. Michele Bachmann, who barely survived her toughest race yet, said she’s ready to get back to work.
Minnesota Republicans have some serious rebuilding ahead. The 2012 election was a stinging loss for the GOP in Minnesota, from the top of the ticket to the bottom.
Democrat Rick Nolan took an early lead Tuesday as he attempted to take back a northeastern Minnesota House seat his party lost in an upset to Chip Cravaack two years ago.
Democrats are watching a northeastern Minnesota race as one of their top chances for a pickup in the U.S. House.
Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack and Democrat Rick Nolan both hunted before dawn Saturday as one of the nation’s top House races enters the final phase.
Two years ago, Republican Chip Cravaack traveled throughout northeastern Minnesota in a huge RV with his picture on the side, introducing himself to voters who had sent Democratic stalwart Jim Oberstar to Washington 18 times.
It’s among the most closely watched Congressional races in the country — Minnesota’s Eighth District race between Democrat Rick Nolan and Republican Chip Cravaack is too close to call.
Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack and Democrat Rick Nolan reprised their disagreements on Medicare, jobs and the effectiveness of Congress in their final debate in a nationally watched House race in northeastern Minnesota.
An autism advocate accused Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack on Monday of revealing his son’s autism to get sympathy as he faces questions about his Minnesota ties in a tight congressional race.
Newport News Shipbuilding has christened the fast-attack submarine Minnesota.
Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack is defending his family’s move out of state last year by disclosing that his older son has autism.
Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack has nearly twice the cash on hand as Democratic challenger Rick Nolan heading into the homestretch of a heated campaign in northeastern Minnesota.
In a race that’s already among the most hotly contested in the country, a new television ad from Democrat Rick Nolan accuses Republican Congressman Chip Cravaack of a smear campaign — and more.
A Duluth television station is dropping an ad from the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party for claiming that Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack no longer lives in Minnesota.
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.
For a fresh perspective on recent political stories, Esme Murphy turned to Star Tribune Columnist John Rash.
Minnesota’s television airwaves are flooded with negative campaign ads right now, especially in the hotly contested races for Congressional seats held by Republicans Michele Bachmann and Chip Cravaack.
Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack is rekindling an issue that followed Democratic challenger Rick Nolan during the primary as the candidates clash over jobs in a nationally watched northeastern Minnesota race.
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.
A Democrat running for Congress in 8th District linked incumbent Republican Congressman Chip Cravaack to the sudden closing of a manufacturing plant in Duluth.