Dakota Fanning to Run Against Chip Cravaack in the 8th District House Seat Next Year
Democratic challengers to Republican incumbent Chip Cravaack in Minnesota’s 8th District next year have seen their field expand significantly this week. Duluth City Council member Kerry Gauthier entered the race earlier this week and now enjoys support from Chisholm Mayor Michael Jugovich and Buhl Mayor Craig Pulford; also Daniel Fanning may enter.
Early Life and Education
Dakota Fanning was born in Conyers, Georgia on the 23rd February 1994 to Elle and Robert. Dakota began acting at just five years old appearing in commercials and small TV roles.
In 1994, she auditioned for and was cast as Sam in I Am Sam – this was her major break through and soon she was the busiest child actress in Hollywood.
Paulette Fanning of 52 years remains his sole survivor; their sons Jason and Josh Fanning and daughters Jeannette Malta, Becky Hagerty and Sarah Fanning Mugler all of whom survived him as well as 11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren who also preceded them to heaven. Additionally he leaves numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews behind.
Daniel works closely with clients to meet environmental compliance requirements and statutes. His experience includes wastewater pretreatment, industrial compliance, and hazardous waste management.
After being featured in a Tide commercial, her family moved to Los Angeles where Dakota made her movie debut in I Am Sam (2001). This role made her famous worldwide.
In 2003, she appeared in two more notable movies; Brittany Murphy in Uptown Girls and Sally in The Cat in the Hat. Additionally, she voiced four animated projects.
Duluth City Councilor Jeff Anderson will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack next year in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District, and has the endorsement of DFL state Rep Kerry Gauthier.
Achievement and Honors
In 2004, she made her cinematic debut in Man on Fire as Pita, an eight-year-old girl who wins over Denzel Washington’s character who has been hired to protect her from kidnappers. Additionally, she played roles in horror animation Coraline and science fiction film Push.
On Oct. 28, Fanning Howey architect Dan Mader received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Learning Environments during Atlanta’s LearningSCAPES Awards General Session. Mader received this recognition for his many years of dedication in improving educational environments. Having retired in 2017, Mader is honored for his commitment and service over many years to enhancing them.
David Fanning, creator and executive producer of PBS investigative series Frontline, received the Overseas Press Club President’s Award for lifetime achievement. Two FRONTLINE documentaries produced under his watch were honored as well — ISIS in Afghanistan and Escaping ISIS were both named award recipients.
He was an enthusiastic hunter and outdoorsman. In his leisure time he enjoyed fishing, horseback riding, working on cars and carpentry projects. Though crippled with cerebral palsy on one arm and leg, this did not hamper him or discourage his passions; family and friends always came first for him. Veteran is survived by Shelia as well as their four children: Quillan, Isadora and Vernessa along with stepson Brian.
He was one of two DFL candidates vying to take on incumbent U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack next year in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District and had received endorsement from Chisholm Mayor Michael Jugovich and Buhl Mayor Craig Pulford. Fanning usually kept his firearms secure; however, at the time of this incident he was carrying them unprotected – leading police to bring him to a nearby hospital where he later passed away.
Mick Fanning is best known as a professional surfer; however, in addition to this endeavor he co-founded Sharkbanz – wearable technology designed to repel sharks from beaches. This venture earned him millions in profit as well as charitable work by raising funds for Motor Neuron Disease research through FightMND charity.
Dakota Fanning is Elle Fanning’s older sister and has enjoyed an esteemed Hollywood acting career. Her films have won critical acclaim as well as multiple awards; in fact she is one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors.
She currently resides at 2531 Barbera Way Rancho Cordova, California and boasts an estimated net worth of $12 Million. Beginning her career at an early age, she quickly earned fame through the movies that became household favorites.