Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Sep 5, 2013 In The News
A majority of Congress remains undecided, at least publicly, about President Obama's plan to launch a military strike against Syria.
Not Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan. The 69-year-old Democrat is a firm "no" vote.
Sep 5, 2013 In The News

Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., co-sponsored the interactive public forum designed to solicit advice on how to balance the federal budget. It was also sponsored by Central Lakes College in Brainerd and the Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan group that champions fiscal stewardship.

Sep 4, 2013 In The News
War weariness could be felt on both ends of the Minnesota congressional delegation Tuesday, even as momentum was building in Congress for military action against Syria.
Among the most outspoken voices opposing a missile strike against Syrian President Bashar Assad for his government’s alleged use of chemical weapons are Reps.
Sep 4, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan says you can call him a “peacenik” if you like, but his stance against a U.S. military strike on Syria is based on what he’s seen in classified documents and briefings in the past week.

And he said words being exchanged in public, such as those of Secretary of State John Kerry, have further bolstered his position.

Sep 4, 2013 In The News

Duluth, MN ( - The White House has reached out to Minnesota Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan, following his clear, public stance yesterday, against any form of a U.S. strike on Syria.

Sep 3, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON — Put Minnesota U.S. Reps. Democrats Rick Nolan and Betty McCollum and Republican Michele Bachmann in a three-way debate on an issue and betting money would be on a full-blown 2-on-1 donnybrook.

Sep 3, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., said Sunday that he is opposed to U.S. military intervention in Syria.

Aug 31, 2013 In The News

DULUTH — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., Friday renewed his call to President Obama and congressional leaders of both parties to seek the approval of Congress first before any military action against Syria is started.

Aug 27, 2013 In The News

ST. PAUL — A proposed westerly route for the relocation of Highway 53 because of a United Taconite mining expansion was like an invasion of ants at a picnic.

No one — not the general public; not business owners; not local, state and federal elected officials — wanted it.