After Loss to Bachmann, Tarryl Clark Runs Again for Congress

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Tarryl Clark lost to Michele Bachmann last year in the race for Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District. But she’s not throwing in the towel. Redistricting will allow Clark to challenge Republican Chip Cravaack next year in the state’s 8th Congressional District — the Iron Range. Cravaack unseated Democrat Jim Oberstar in 2010 after he served for over three decades in the House of Representatives.

The UpTake spoke to Tarryl Clark at Netroots Nation about her upcoming race against Cravaack, and her “day job” with the Blue Green Alliance.

Jacob Wheeler

In addition to shooting videos for The UpTake, Jacob Wheeler is a contributing editor at the progressive political magazine In These Times, publishes the Glen Arbor Sun in his native Michigan, and authored "Between Light and Shadow," a recent book about the Guatemalan adoption industry. Wheeler's stories have appeared in such magazines as the Utne Reader, Earth Island Journal, Rotarian and Teaching Tolerance magazine, and newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle and Christian Science Monitor. He speaks fluent Spanish, German and Danish.

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