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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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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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Cravaack Cash On Hand Nearly Twice Nolan’s

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.

10/25/2012

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Reality Check: Nolan, Cravaack & Minn. Residency Accusations

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.

10/24/2012

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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.

10/22/2012

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Rash Report: 2nd Presidential Debate, Women Voters & MN’s 8th District

For a fresh perspective on recent political stories, Esme Murphy turned to Star Tribune Columnist John Rash.

10/21/2012

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Reality Check: The New Attack Ads Both Sides Are Using

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.

10/17/2012

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Cravaack, Nolan Tangle On Jobs, World Trade Center

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.

10/12/2012

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Nolan Raises More Than Cravaack, But Has Less

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.

10/12/2012

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Cravaack Has $1.1M For Final Push In 8th District

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.

10/11/2012

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Cravaack, Nolan Go Beyond TV Ads In 1st Debate

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.

10/09/2012

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Nolan Ad Links Cravaack To Duluth Plant Closing

A Democrat running for Congress in 8th District linked incumbent Republican Congressman Chip Cravaack to the sudden closing of a manufacturing plant in Duluth.

10/08/2012

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Reality Check: Deceptive Ads In The 8th District

The future of Medicare is center-stage in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.

10/05/2012

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Reality Check: Deceptive 8th District Attack Ads

A television ad airing in Minnesota is making claims that Democratic candidate Rick Nolan wants to raise health care taxes and cut Medicare.

10/01/2012

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Nolan Backed By Steelworkers Union In Minn.’s 8th

Democrat Rick Nolan has won the backing of the steelworkers union on the Iron Range as he tries to unseat Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack in northeastern Minnesota.

09/26/2012

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Reality Check: The New Anti-Rick Nolan Ad

A new television ad from a national conservative group takes on a Democratic candidate for Congress in Minnesota for comments he made — nearly 40 years ago.

09/20/2012

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GOP Ally’s Ads Hit Nolan On Medicare, Mining Jobs

A Republican ally led by former GOP Sen. Norm Coleman of Minnesota is launching TV attack ads against Democrat Rick Nolan on Medicare and mining in the 8th District.

09/17/2012

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Nolan Joins Wave Of TV Ads In Minn.’s 8th District

Democratic congressional candidate Rick Nolan is joining a chorus of TV ads in Minnesota’s 8th District.

09/17/2012

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Nolan Joins Wave Of TV Ads In Minn.’s 8th District

Democratic congressional candidate Rick Nolan is joining a chorus of TV ads in Minnesota’s 8th District.

09/16/2012

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Coming Next Week: TV Ads On Congress, Legislature

TV ads about Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack, Democrat Rick Nolan and the Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature are expected to start next week.

09/07/2012

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Minn.’s Attention Span Tested In Primary Campaigns

Statewide turnout was expected to be low as voting in a rare August primary began Tuesday, but two competitive races to pick Minnesota congressional challengers were generating interest in the northeastern and southern parts of the state.

08/14/2012

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Voters Head To The Polls For Primary Elections

People across the state head to the polls on Tuesday to vote in Minnesota’s primary election. It’s a vital step in the 2012 campaign as the results will decide which match-ups we’ll see on the ballot in November.

08/14/2012

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A Last Push For Votes Before Minnesota’s Primary

Democrats seeking a northeastern Minnesota congressional seat waited for workers to end shifts at mines and mills and invaded restaurants Monday in a final push for votes ahead of a too-close-to-call primary.

08/13/2012

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Outside Group Targets Minn.’s Cravaack With TV Ads

A political fund targeting Republicans is going after GOP Rep. Chip Cravaack with $120,000 of TV and online ads in northeastern Minnesota.

08/09/2012

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