About Chip Cravaack

  • Born Dec. 29, 1959
  • Resides in Lindstrom, Minn.
  • Graduate of U.S. Naval Academy
  • Master's degree from University of West Florida
  • Retired Navy helicopter pilot
  • Pilot for Northwest Airlines
Rep. Chip Cravaack

Republican Chip Cravaack defeated 18-term U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar in one of the biggest upsets of the 2010 Election.

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GOP's Cravaack holds money edge in Minn. 8th Freshman Rep. Chip Cravaack holds a slight money edge over a possible Democratic rival about a year out from the 2012 election.
Rep. Cravaack to hold town hall meeting in Duluth Amid mounting pressure, 8th District GOP Rep. Chip Cravaack has announced he will hold an open town hall meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Duluth airport.
Cravaack opposes high speed rail to connect Duluth to Twin Cities Rep. Chip Cravaack opposes funding for a proposed high speed rail line connecting Duluth and the Twin Cities.
Chip Cravaack Cravaack urged to meet constituents in Duluth Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack held public meetings in the relatively remote towns of Deer River and Grand Portage in his 8th District this week. Some of his constituents are urging him to host a town hall meeting in Duluth.

Regional Chip Cravaack Stories

Minneapolis Star Tribune, Nov. 4, 2014, 2:55 PM
On Election Day, Northern Minnesotans will answer vexing questions
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Oct. 31, 2014, 9:45 PM
In the final days of closest race, Nolan, Mills battle for every last vote
KARE, Oct. 29, 2014, 1:29 AM
Decision 2014: Minn. Congressional races Part 2

National Chip Cravaack Stories

Politico, Nov. 10, 2014, 1:21 AM
5 Democrats who survived the GOP wave
New York Times, May 5, 2014, 10:46 AM
James Oberstar, 79, Congressman Ousted in Tea Party Tide, Dies
Politico, May 3, 2014, 10:34 PM
Longtime Rep. Jim Oberstar dies

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