Chip Cravaack

Some House race news and updates

Let’s start with the three Power Line picks. Tom Cotton has been declared the winner in Arkansas’ Fourth District. Right now, he’s up 60-36. The victory of this outstanding American brightens an otherwise gloomy evening. Chip Cravaack trails in Minnesota’s Eighth District by about 3,000 votes with approximately one-third of the vote counted. Mia Love is more than 5,000 votes behind in Utah’s Fourth District with a little less than »

A Final Pre-Election Report on the PL Pick Six

Featured image We have promoted six Republican candidates throughout this election season, selected for a combination of the importance of their races and their quality as conservative leaders. With the election about to begin, here is where they stand; first, the House candidates: Mia Love has withstood a barrage of racist attacks from the Democrats and has a commanding 52-40 lead in the latest polling. She promises to be a dynamic voice »

Can the Democrats Sink Any Lower?

Featured image Sure they can. Hey, there are two weeks to go until the election! The party of slavery, Jim Crow and corruption is just getting warmed up. Gloria Allred has not yet been heard from, which I guess is another way of saying that the fat lady has not yet sung. And on YouTube, the Democrats’ unofficial brigades have launched the anti-Mormon smears that we have long been expecting. It isn’t »

Support Chip Cravaack for Congress (Updated)

Featured image Congressman Chip Cravaack of Minnesota’s 8th District is one of Power Line’s “Pick Six” candidates. Cravaack won perhaps the biggest upset of the 2010 cycle when he defeated Jim Oberstar in a district the Democrats had held for longer than anyone can remember. Cravaack is one of a handful of Republican House members whose races are drawing massive infusions of cash from the national Democrats. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee »

Support Chip Cravaack For Congress

Featured image Chip Cravaack scored the biggest upset of 2010 when he beat entrenched Democrat Jim Oberstar in Minnesota’s 8th District. Cravaack’s constituents like his pro-mining, pro-economic growth policies, but he is anathema to environmental extremists and the Democrats are coming after him hard this year. I attended a lunch for Cravaack last week and donated to his campaign; we followed up with this interview: The 8th, which encompasses northeastern Minnesota, including »

Support Chip Cravaack For Congress

Featured image Chip Cravaack scored the biggest upset of 2010 when he beat entrenched Democrat Jim Oberstar in Minnesota’s 8th District. Cravaack’s constituents like his pro-mining, pro-economic growth policies, but he is anathema to environmental extremists and the Democrats are coming after him hard this year. I attended a lunch for Cravaack yesterday and donated to his campaign; we followed up with this interview: The 8th, which encompasses northeastern Minnesota, including Duluth »

The Latest From Minnesota

Featured image Scott and I follow political events here in Minnesota very closely, but since this web site has a national audience, we generally only comment on them if they have national significance. Happily, Minnesota has often found itself in the national eye in recent years. So here is a quick update on several local stories that should be of interest to our readers. This noon I attended a meeting at which »

Introducing the Power Line Pick Six

Featured image If you check the sidebar to your right, you will see our contribution to the 2012 Congressional elections: the Power Line Pick Six. We have selected six candidates to report on and get behind, three in the Senate and three in the House. We chose candidates who are solid conservatives and are likely to be leaders if they are sent to Washington; we have also selected pivotal races that will »