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August 8, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence gestures while speaking Wednesday at Industrial Weldors & Machinists, Inc. in Duluth Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Pence promises copper-nickel expansion during Duluth visit
August 8, 2018 - 8:09pm
July 28, 2018
Nolan introduces proposal for nationwide Medicaid recovery bill
July 28, 2018 - 4:30am
July 24, 2018
US. Rep. Rick Nolan  Clint Austin / Forum News Service file photo
Duluth group calls for U.S. Rep. Nolan to resign
July 24, 2018 - 9:11pm
June 12, 2018
Odin Sjoberg (left) greets 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan and Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson Monday, June 11, in the Wings Cafe at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport. Nolan decided to join Lori Swanson’s gubernatorial bid as her lieutenant governor running mate. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video

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The curse of public service: Nolan discusses surprising bid for lt. gov.
June 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 5, 2018
DFL late arrivals fill out 8th District race; Independence Party candidate also joins fray
June 5, 2018 - 8:11pm
May 16, 2018
Foam-edged waves meet the sand along Park Point. Protecting the lake and regional watershed are vital considerations for environmentally minded voters, whose opposition to proposed precious metals mining is struggling to find a voice among front-running candidates in the 8th Congressional District election race. Bob King / Forum News Service
Election wrestles with environment in 8th Congressional District
May 16, 2018 - 10:05am
February 19, 2018
Rick Nolan
Where does Nolan's campaign cash go?: Retiring congressman has more than $500K on hand
February 19, 2018 - 6:46pm
February 17, 2018
8th Congressional District candidate Pete Stauber, who grew up in Duluth, talks about how he'll fight for better veteran health care and other issues during an interview at his campaign headquarters. Bob King / Forum News Service
8th District GOP candidate Stauber ‘not going to Washington to be a robot'
February 17, 2018 - 10:00pm
February 12, 2018
Kirsten Hagen Kennedy, running for 8th U.S. Congressional seat
Mayor announces run for Congress in northern Minn.
February 12, 2018 - 9:07pm
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee holds a hearing during the 2017 FarmFest in southwestern Minnesota. Members listened to the public's thoughts about what should be in a new farm bill due for debate in 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 3, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence reenacts the oath of office he earlier Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, gave to Tina Smith. Holding the family Bible is her husband, Archie, and their sons and wives are with them. Right of Pence is U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar, with former Vice President Walter Mondale next to her. Smith's father, Harlan Flint, is on the left. U.S. Senate photo
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Then-U.S. Sen. Al Franken listens to a question from Minnesota Farrmers Union President Doug Peterson Aug. 21, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fair. He resigned from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 24, 2017
Minnesota 8th District Rep. Rick Nolan and his daughter Katherine Bensen have come together over the past three years in her fight against lung cancer. (Nolan family photo)
'Enjoy life and make the best of every day': Nolan, daughter discuss her fight with lung cancer
December 24, 2017 - 6:10am
December 20, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota talks about health care on Jan. 11, 2013. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Can Franken preserve his legacy? He made his first try Wednesday
December 20, 2017 - 7:42pm
December 7, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says that Target is committed to continue its program of giving to local charities. With her during a 2015 news conference is Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tina Smith quickly rising to top of Senate speculation
December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm