Cravaack unveils first TV ad

There are now dueling get-to-know-you ads in the 8th District congressional race between Rep. Chip Cravaack, R-Minn., and DFL challenger Rick Nolan. In his newly released spot, Cravaack focuses on how he reached his goal of becoming a Naval aviator like his father – and how he is now a father who wants to help his children achieve their dreams.
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Rep. Chip Cravaack, R-Minn., has released his first TV ad in the 8th District race with DFL opponent Rick Nolan. The spot does not mention Nolan and focuses on Cravaack, and how he wanted to be a Naval jet pilot like his father, which he became.

Here's the ad:

Nolan released his ad last week, in which he focuses on his background as a sixth-generation Minnesotan, although he takes a little dig at Washington politicians:

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