T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter Republican Congressman Chip Cravaack and the Democratic challenger, former Congressman Rick Nolan, patted each other’s backs, stood smiling side-by-side for photos and exchanged barbs about their ages. But the debate at Anoka-Ramsey Community College in Cambridge on Tuesday, Oct. 16, showed, pleasantries aside, two politically different men. Cravaack and Nolan [...]
At Nitti’s Hunters Point Resort on Mille Lacs Lake, U.S. Representative Chip Cravaack (MN) announced May 12 he will introduce The Mille Lacs Lake Freedom to Fish Act. Specifically, this legislation regards Minnesota’s state sovereignty, job creation, cutting federal red tape, and strengthening Minnesota’s outdoor fishing tradition. Citing a 30-year old analysis, the U.S. Coast [...]
Congressman Chip Cravaack spoke briefly to thank veterans for their service Thursday evening, May 3, at the Student Veteran Awareness Series event sponsored by the Military Education Resource Center at Anoka-Ramsey Community College.
Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation came together March 7 for U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s (D-Minn.) second annual hotdish competition. Sen. Franken started the friendly “Hotdish Off” last year as a way to bring the delegation together to put partisanship aside and celebrate a Minnesota tradition. Sen. Franken and Rep. Cravaack tied for first place with their “Mom’s [...]
By Cliff Buchan Forest Lake Times When Chip Cravaack pulled off one of the major upsets of the 2010 congressional elections, he knew he was in for a big job. One year in, Eighth District Rep. Cravaack says he may have underestimated the seriousness of the situation. “It’s worse than I truly expected,” Cravaack told [...]