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Duluth City Council member announces CD 8 challenge

Jeff Anderson, who is serving his second term on the Duluth City Council, is officially challenging GOP-incumbent Chip Cravaack in the Eighth Congressional District. Anderson had been publicly mulling a congressional bid for months in what's anticipated to be one of the top 2012 takeover targets for Democrats in the country.

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DFLers already jostling to challenge Cravaack

Nearly four decades later, Bye is once again chairman of the 8th Congressional District at a time of political tumult. The defeat of 18-term U.S. House fixture Oberstar by Republican Chip Cravaack last year has set off a very familiar scramble for the 2012 DFL nomination.

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Independent spending on lege races heats up

While the governor's race may be the marquee feature in this year's campaign season, the large number of swing districts in play at the Minnesota Legislature are the object of lower-profile but no less intense campaign spending machinations by a number of groups.

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Unions, biz offer first look at lege race spending

While the gubernatorial campaigns and the legislative caucuses are attracting most of the money and attention in the current election cycle, legislative candidates in competitive districts are also getting some measure of love from the PAC donors who have weighed in with their first finance reports of 2010.

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