8th District: Polital newcomer knocks out long-time veteran Oberstar
ST. PAUL -- An upstart politician upset U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar Tuesday by the narrowest of margins.
Republican Chip Cravaack edged Oberstar in the northeast Minnesota district 48 percent to 47 percent with 98 percent of precincts counted. The lead early today was just more than 4,000 votes.
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