AG POLICY NEWS
Ag Policy Blog
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Thu Nov 8, 2012 10:52 AM CST

Current members of the Cabinet have not said whether they will serve in a second term, but the National Journal has reported that if Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack were to leave, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad, D-N.D., might be a candidate to succeed him.

No member of the Cabinet important to rural America has announced plans, but Cabinet members serve at the pleasure of the president and therefore do not say whether they want to stay on or not.

National Journal said Conrad also could be a candidate to direct the Office of Management and Budget, and that if ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
Washington Insider-- Thursday
Ag a Winner in Cuba Diplomacy
Water-Quality Trading Touted
Washington Insider
Senate Passes Tax Extenders
Washington Insider-- Wednesday
Washington Insider
EPA Still Plans Final WOTUS
Keystone to Top 2015 Senate Agenda
Washington Insider-- Tuesday