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Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Mar 18, 2014 05:45 AM CDT

Here’s a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN’s well-placed observer.

Peterson Will Seek Reelection

Rep. Collin Peterson D-Minn., ranking and former chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, announced on Monday that he will seek another term. Peterson had publicly wavered about running again, and his retirement would likely have made Republicans the favorites to win his seat.

“I still have a lot of work to do,” Peterson said. He mentioned both implementation of the just passed 2014 Farm Bill and finding permanent flood protection for the Red River Valley things that ...

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