Michelle Lee was a fixture on Duluth TV for 30 years and still has a lot of name recognition, something her other DFL opponents lack. However, unlike most of her opponents, this is her first run for elective office.
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Republican Stewart Mills says that “after much consideration, thought and prayer” he’s decided not to ask for a recount in his Minnesota 8th Congressional District race against Rep. Rick Nolan (DFL). Continue Reading →
Stewart Mills says he will seek and pay for a recount in his race with Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan. Unofficial results say Mills lost by 2,009 votes. Continue Reading →
Rep. Rick Nolan (D) and his Republican opponent Stewart Mills debated for the second and likely final time before this year’s election. Continue Reading →
This is likely to be their only face-to-face meeting before November’s election. The debate was a rematch of their 2014 race and covered many of the same themes — guns, social security and jobs. Continue Reading →
Four Republican candidates running in the primary for Minnesota’s only open congressional seat have been invited to debate less than a week before voters go to the polls. Continue Reading →
Minnesota loves Prince. The world loves Prince. But a Prince-themed hot dish was not loved as much as “Turkey Taco Tot Hotdish” by judges of the U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s sixth annual hotdish competition. Continue Reading →
Rep. Rick Nolan and Republican challenger Stewart Mills and Green party candidate Ray “Skip” Sandman meet in their only scheduled debate of the season in Duluth. Continue Reading →
In a campaign there is nothing bigger than a face-to-face debate between the candidates. This election season, The UpTake will bring you coverage of 17 of those debates that could determine who wins the election and ultimately determines Minnesota’s future. Continue Reading →
Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan has hired fellow Democrat Tom Rukavina to be one of his district liaisons.
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Rick Nolan prepares to go back to Congress and wants the Senate to pass portions of a proposal the man he just defeated authored. Continue Reading →
Minnesota Congressman Chip Cravaack says he wants to look at a proposal from Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney that would put states in charge of the duties of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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Here are videos and transcripts of two hot-button topics Rep. Chip Cravaack and Rick Nolan debated that are likely to come up again —Medicare and transportation funding. Continue Reading →
Following his victory speech, Congressional candidate Rick Nolan confirmed Republican Chip Cravaack’s charges that, if elected, the DFL’er would raise taxes “on the super rich.” Continue Reading →
Rick Nolan, the DFL-endorsed candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s 8th District, favors a federally-funded Technical Institute for Mining and the Environment (TIME). Continue Reading →
Two of the three Minnesota Democrats vying to replace Republican Congressman Chip Cravaack took aim at each other on Thursday as Tarryl Clark released a negative ad aimed at DFL endorsed candidate Rick Nolan. Continue Reading →
Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District race is already rated a toss up by the Cook Report, even though Democrats have not picked which candidate is going to face first-term Republican Chip Cravaack. That process of endorsing a candidate begins this Tuesday at Minnesota’s precinct caucuses. So with less than a few days to make their decision, it’s no wonder that 75 people recently fought their way through a snowstorm in Northeastern Minnesota to hear three of the Democratic Farmer Labor Party (DFL) candidates who would like to replace Representative Cravaack. Former Congressman Rick Nolan, Duluth City Council member Jeff Anderson, and former state Senator Tarryl Clark answered questions. (more…) Continue Reading →