Nolan wins DFL primary


Brainerd native Rick Nolan defeated Tarryl Clark and Jeff Anderson to win the DFL nomination for the 8th Congressional District, according to The Associated Press.

“I feel real good about it,” Nolan said. “We had a message that resonated.”

He said he had been greatly concerned about being outspent in the race but added the DFL Party stepped up and his campaign had a good ground game.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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