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Sen. Conrad may leave Budget Committee to chair Senate Ag Committee

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Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., may leave his powerful position as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee to take the chairmanship of the Agriculture Committee, The Hill political blog reported this week.


A key factor in his deliberations: the scheduled reauthorization of the federal farm bill, "hugely important to my state," he told the Washington, D.C.-based blog.

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