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Final Countdown Tour Picture Blog

Day One: Kicking off the Final Countdown Tour First stop of the tour in Duluth with a kick-off by Congressman Kline: Zero miles down, many to go! 40 miles later, Chip is speaking with Cotton, MN residents on Stop 2 of 36. Chip joins in the phone-banking fun at the third stop of the tour in Virginia, MN, [...]

Gun Owners of America President Larry Pratt to appear in North Branch

Tomorrow, Gun Owners of America Executive Director Larry Pratt will be speaking at a 10:00 a.m. press conference at 6028 410th St in North Branch (Click here for a map). Pratt will be discussing the anti-gun votes of incumbent Rep. Jim Oberstar, and contrasting his record with the pro-gun positions of Chip Cravaack. The two [...]

Incumbent to appear with Cravaack at forum in Duluth

Chip Cravaack and 35-year incumbent Jim Oberstar will meet on stage at a forum sponsored by the Duluth News Tribune and the Duluth Chamber of Commerce. The forum will take place on Tuesday, October 19 at 8:00 AM at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center (DECC) located at 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 55802.Click here [...]

Chip Cravaack airs first TV ad ‘All Due Respect’

Chip Cravaack for Congress released a new television ad on Thursday titled ‘All Due Respect.’ The ad is Cravaack’s first and will be aired throughout the 8th district. The ad highlights Congressman Jim Oberstar’s votes for nationalized healthcare, raising energy taxes, excessive spending that created few jobs. Last week, a poll showed Cravaack within 3 [...]

POLITICO: Oberstar has one donor in district

POLITICO By JONATHAN ALLEN With a potentially competitive race developing back home in Minnesota’s 8th District, Transportation Committee Chairman Jim Oberstar collected a contribution from just one resident of the district between June 22 and Sept. 30, according to a federal election report filed Wednesday. Jane Robbins of Pine City gave Oberstar $500 on Aug. [...]

Former Speaker Newt Gingrich predicts Cravaack will upset Oberstar

Minneapolis, Minn. – Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, predicted that Chip Cravaack will upset 35-year incumbent Congressman Jim Oberstar while speaking at a press conference in Minneapolis today. Gingrich said the race in Minnesota’s 8th District was, ”going to be one of the great upset stories in the country this year.” Referencing [...]

Credible survey shows Chip Cravaack within 3 points of 17-term incumbent Jim Oberstar

NORTH BRANCH, MINN. – Chip Cravaack announced results from a poll today that shows he is trailing entrenched incumbent Congressman Jim Oberstar by just three points. The new survey results catapult Cravaack onto the national radar screen showing he is capable of beating the 17-term incumbent. The poll was conducted by Public Opinion Strategies (POS), [...]

Parade season is over

The parade season ended on a Saturday in Chisholm where 102 volunteers showed up to walk with Chip. Over the summer and early days of September, Team Cravaack appeared in 86 parades in all corners of the district. Chip himself walked (or ran!) in 42 of those. The hundreds of volunteers who came and walked [...]

Cravaack announces major endorsements from Independent and DFL party leaders

VIRGINIA, MINN. – Chip Cravaack, endorsed Republican Congressional candidate for Minnesota’s 8th district, will introduce both Independent and DFL party endorsements at a corn feed fundraiser. Tim Olson, Independence Party candidate for Congress, said, “I will do everything in my power to ensure that Chip Cravaack is elected to Congress.” Olson, a former business owner, [...]

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