DFL Congressional Race Goes Negative

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.

8th CD DFL candidates Tarryl Clark, Jeff Anderson and Rick Nolan

DFL Candidates Vie To Replace Vulnerable MN GOP Congressman

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. Kristin Larsen, chair of the St.