Nolan beats Cravaack in Minnesota's Eighth District
Brainerd native Rick Nolan defeated Rep. Chip Cravaack, R-Minn., Tuesday returning the 8th Congressional District seat to the DFL column after a two-year absence.
Cravaack upset 18-term incumbent Jim Oberstar in 2010 to win a seat that had been held by a Democrat since shortly after World War II.
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