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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Jan 3, 2013 02:18 PM CST

Sen, Pat Roberts, R-Kan., announced Thursday that he has lost his position as ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee for the next term of Congress.

"Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., is going to assert his seniority on the Ag Committee and will become the ranking member," Roberts said. "Seniority is a well-respected and historic privilege in the U.S. Senate. Sen. Cochran has my full support, and I will move his nomination when I bring the committee together for a vote later today. I expect it to be unanimous."

Roberts said he will remain a senior member of the Agriculture Committee ...

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