Newspaper article Roll Call

Brad Pitt and Minnesota's 8th District

Newspaper article Roll Call

Brad Pitt and Minnesota's 8th District

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Just the name, Stewart Mills III, sounds like a stereotypical Republican, but the shoulder-length hair is evidence that he might be a different type of GOP candidate.

Mills is seriously considering challenging Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan in Minnesota's 8th District, a large geographic district that includes The Iron Range. If he decides to run, as most observers expect, Mills will be a stark contrast to the 69-year-old congressman who is serving his first term after his first tenure in Congress in the late 1970s.

According to one local Democratic source, Mills has "Brad Pitt kind of appeal" but shouldn't be dismissed because of his looks. He also has the potential to raise money from conservatives across the country. His YouTube video (see below), "Duck Hunting Shotgun Proven to Be more Dangerous Than a Huldra AR-15," has more than 270,000 views. The video was an open letter to Nolan and both Minnesota senators, Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken.

His profile could resonate well with the district. …

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