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“An injury to one is an injury to all” This mantra of organized labor takes on added importance today as unions are under ever increasing attacks from right-wing extremists like the Koch ...
by keewatinrose
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 10:46 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The annual White House Easter Egg Hunt typically provides a respite from politics and thus is eagerly anticipated by adults as well as children. But today the joyous celebration was briefly ...
by keewatinrose
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 08:11 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 10 Recommends
"This is a major committee assignment – vital to generating good jobs and economic development here in the 8th Congressional District." Congressman-elect Rick Nolan The premise of the common ...
by keewatinrose
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 01:51 PM PST with 6 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 111 comments on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 19 Recommends
During the recent election Rep Chip Cravaack and his extremist friends repeatedly pounded away at former Congressman Rick Nolan for being “liberal and radical”, and warned voters Nolan would ...
by keewatinrose
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 02:29 PM PST with 15 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 100 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 23 Recommends
It seems Tea Party Congressmen Chip Cravaack and Paul Ryan have more in common than the Ryan budget and working out in the same gym: both have refused to co sponsor key pieces of legislation ...
by keewatinrose
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 08:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
In northern Minnesota, where one is from and where one has roots is of great importance to voters, and residency has figured prominently in the race for 8th district congress. While the only ...
by keewatinrose
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 08:44 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
“Either Chip Cravaack is lying to Minnesota voters, or he lied to his mortgage lender,” said Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Chair Ken Martin. “Chip Cravaack won in 2010 in large part ...
by ImpeccableLiberalCredentials
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 09:19 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 103 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Shortly after walking through the door this evening, I was called on my rarely-used landline by a robo-poll, which identified itself as being from PPP at the end of the call. It wasn't clear ...
by ER Doc
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 05:42 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
With the latest Star Tribune poll showing him down by seven points, Tea Party Congressman Chip Cravaack is attacking his DFL opponent, Rick Nolan, for supposedly breaking an agreement to two had ...
by northwoods1
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 02:18 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Rep Chip Cravaack lost the coveted United Steelworkers endorsement to former Congressman Rick Nolan last month, prompting a whiny temper tantrum that echoed across the Iron Range. Cravaack's ...
by keewatinrose
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 12:05 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
"He doesn't even live here" Former Congressman Rick Nolan and an Iron Range steelworker uttered those simple words about Chip Cravaack in recent tv ads and in doing so triggered what can only be ...
by keewatinrose
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 24, 2012 at 03:16 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Rep. Chip Cravaack (R-MN/NH) is in trouble. Polls show him trailing DFLer Rick Nolan . His support for ending the Ryan Budget which would end Medicare and Social Security plus moving to New ...
by The Big E
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 04:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Rep Chip Cravaack regularly touts his background as a naval officer, and his speech is rife with references to the military and 'dereliction of duty.' One would expect then, that faced with evidence ...
by keewatinrose
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 03:03 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 121 comments on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
At least one 8th district resident has had enough of the strong arm tactics employed by Rep. Chip Cravaack's staffers and supporters, and has filed an assault complaint against one of those working ...
by keewatinrose
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 22, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
For Immediate Release October 22, 2012 Contact: Kate Monson, kmonson@dfl.org 612.916.2649 Cravaack Campaign Goes to Extreme Lengths to Keep the Public Out of Public Events, Forcibly Attempts to ...
by ImpeccableLiberalCredentials
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 22, 2012 at 11:21 AM PDT with 6 Recommends