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Republican Chip Cravaack is running for the 8th Congressional District seat.

Republican candidate Chip Cravaack running for 8th District seat

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Republican candidate Chip Cravaack plans to take Minnesota's 8th Congressional District from long-time incumbent DFLer Jim Oberstar in November.


Cravaack met with Hubbard County constituents in Park Rapids this week to garner support.

Cravaack is a retired U.S. Navy Captain. He is the third generation of military servicemen in his family. He has lived in several states because of his work as a Navy pilot and Northwest Airlines pilot.

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