Chip Cravaack

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Reality Check: Are Congressman’s High-Flying Expenses Reasonable?

Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District, on the western edge of the state, is the unexpected focus of millions of dollars in political attack ads.

10/17/2014

Rick Nolan And Stewart Mills

Nolan Outpacing Mills In Campaign Fundraising

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.

10/15/2014

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Nolan Says BWCA Land Swap Unlikely To Advance

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.

11/09/2012

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Gay Marriage Debate Far From Over

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.

11/07/2012

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Nolan Tops Cravaack, Shares His Plan For Future

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.

11/07/2012

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After Big Losses, Minn. GOP Faces Tough 2 Years

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.

11/07/2012

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Cravaack, Bachmann Pushed To Limit In House Races

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.

11/06/2012

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8th Dist. Race Tops List Of Minn. House Matchups

Democrats are watching a northeastern Minnesota race as one of their top chances for a pickup in the U.S. House.

11/06/2012

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Cravaack, Nolan Hunt For Votes In Tight Minn. Race

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.

11/03/2012

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GOP’s Cravaack Out To Prove 2010 Win Was No Fluke

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.

11/01/2012

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Contentious Nolan/Cravaack Battle Closely Watched Nationwide

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.

10/31/2012

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Cravaack, Nolan Reprise Themes In Last Debate

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.

10/31/2012

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Minn. Autism Advocate Criticizes GOP’s Cravaack

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.

10/29/2012

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Shipyard Christens Submarine Minnesota

Newport News Shipbuilding has christened the fast-attack submarine Minnesota.

10/27/2012

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Cravaack Reveals Son’s Autism As Minn. Ties Probed

Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack is defending his family’s move out of state last year by disclosing that his older son has autism.

10/26/2012

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