Republican Congressman Chip Cravaack and the Democratic challenger, former Congressman Rick Nolan, patted each other’s backs, stood smiling side-by-side for photos and exchanged barbs about their ages. But the debate at Anoka-Ramsey Community College in Cambridge on Tuesday (Oct. 16) showed, pleasantries aside, two politically different men. Cravaack and Nolan are engaged in one of the [...]
Two years ago, Minnesota’s 8th District delivered one of the largest surprises in the nation, when Republican Chip Cravaack upset 18-term DFL incumbent Jim Oberstar. Now voters must decide if Cravaack will be a one-and-done Congressman or if he is worthy of a second term. While Cravaack ran his 2010 campaign on a shoestring budget [...]
Debate Minnesota 2012 presents a discussion between 8th congressional district candidates Republican Chip Cravaack and Democrat Rick Nolan. The discussion will be held Tuesday, Oct. 16, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Anoka-Ramsey Community College in Cambridge. The debate, moderated by Gary Eichten, is presented by Debate Minnesota.