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After unseating Minnesota’s longest-serving congressman and interrupting 63 years of DFL dominance on the working-class Iron Range, political newcomer Chip Cravaack is moving on.
Saturday, December, 22, 2012 - Minneapolis Star Tribune - News
Kudos to Congressman Chip Cravaack for his representation of Minnesota’s 8th District; he deserves praise for going to great lengths to make sure his constituents were heard.
Thursday, January, 10, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
U.S. Rep.-elect Rick Nolan announced today that he was appointed to the same committee that was chaired by former Reps. Jim Oberstar and John Blatnik, and on which Rep. Chip Cravaack served.
Thursday, December, 27, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Reps. Chip Cravaack, R-Minn., and Sean Duffy, R-Wis., on Tuesday night both voted against the agreement that avoided the so-called fiscal cliff of middle-class tax increases and spending cuts.
Wednesday, January, 02, 2013 - Associated Press - News
Rob Farnsworth, 35, announced today that he will seek the GOP endorsement.
Wednesday, August, 21, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Rob Farnsworth, a 35-year-old special education teacher from Hibbing, announced Wednesday that he will seek office as Minnesota’s next governor. He said he intends to seek the GOP endorsement.
Thursday, August, 22, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
U.S. Rep.-elect Rick Nolan will follow his predecessors onto the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Friday, December, 28, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - News
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, the Minnesota Democrat and former comedian, will host his third annual Capitol casserole contest today in (appropriately) the Senate Agricultural Committee Hearing Room in Washington.
Wednesday, April, 10, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
A Brainerd-area businessman with a familiar family said he plans to file paperwork in July to run for Congress as a Republican in the 8th District in northern Minnesota.
Thursday, June, 27, 2013 - Associated Press - News
Former Duluth City Councilor Jeff Anderson has been tapped by his one-time opponent, Democratic U.S. Rep.-elect Rick Nolan, to oversee constituent-services offices in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.
Tuesday, January, 01, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
While on MSNBC glowingly speaking about the president’s current drive to promote gun control, 8th District U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan complained of “not very thinly veiled threats” to his office over his support. Of course, he then said they were not really threats. But obviously he had to make a theatrical point on a cable channel known for its leftist inflammatory rhetoric.
Sunday, January, 27, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
UPDATE: U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s campaign reported its third-quarter fundraising totals today.
Wednesday, October, 16, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
No one agreed all the time with their politics, with their decisions or with their actions. That’s just not to be expected; it’s not part of the job description for elected office. But all of us can extend our hearty thank-yous to our U.S. representative, two Northland state representatives and a St. Louis County commissioner, all of whom will see their terms of service come to an end with the end of the calendar year.
Monday, December, 31, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
The campaign for the Brainerd-based Mills Fleet Farm store official and apparent frontrunner for the Republican nomination for the 8th Congressional District announced today that Stewart Mills raised $243,798 in the third quarter of the year.
Tuesday, October, 15, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The resolution requested that Congress pass a new federal law mandating an exchange of School Trust Lands within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness for other federal lands and requiring that special-payment earmarks of the Thye-Blatnik Law of 1948 remain in place.
Friday, January, 11, 2013 - for the News Tribune - Opinion
U.S. Rep.-elect Rick Nolan, DFL-Crosby, has named former Duluth City Council President Jeff Anderson as his district director, one of five senior staff appointments announced late Sunday.
Monday, December, 31, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Sunday, January, 06, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Community
Tom Rukavina, 62, the longtime Iron Range state lawmaker, has agreed to go to work for newly elected U.S. Rep Rick Nolan.
Monday, January, 28, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Minnesota Republicans on Saturday picked a former state lawmaker from Edina to take over their struggling party, banking on his vow to unite a group still struggling financially and reeling from a years-long statewide election losing streak.
Saturday, April, 06, 2013 - Associated Press - News
Minnesota Republicans picked a former state lawmaker from Edina on Saturday to take over their struggling party, banking on his vow to unite a group still struggling financially and reeling from a five-year statewide losing streak.
Sunday, April, 07, 2013 - Associated Press - News