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Incumbent U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack, R-Minn., and DFL challenge Rick Nolan are running for the 8th Congressional District seat. (2010 and 2012 file photos / News Tribune)

Spending in Minnesota's 8th District congressional race surpasses $10 million

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Look out, Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional District: Minnesota's mighty 8th is coming for you.

As the race between incumbent Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack and Democrat Rick Nolan heads into its final days, the amount of outside campaign money being spent in the 8th District has continued its upward trajectory -- with nearly $3 million spent in the past two weeks alone.


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