Democrats Debate To Face Congressman Cravaack In MN CD8 By Michael McIntee | August 6, 2012 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on CD8 Subscribe to CD8 Follow this author Click on graphic to watch video of the debate Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District is expected to be a close race this year. That’s why there are three DFL candidates vying to be on the ballot against Congressman Chip Cravaack this fall. On Monday night, Rick Nolan, Tarryl Clark and Jeff Anderson debated in Brainerd, Minnesota in an event put together by Debate Minnesota. This 90 minute debate is likely the last one between the three before the primary election on August 14. Read our live blog and watch video of the debate and post-debate interviews at the same time. Video below: Post debate interviews with the candidates where we talk about a topic that really didn’t come up in the debate: corporate money in political campaigns.