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.