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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Apr 22, 2014 07:27 PM CDT

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told fellow Iowans Tuesday that he doesn't have "the sizzle it takes" to run for president.

Jeffrey Ball, a columnist for the New Republic, asked Vilsack Tuesday if he would like to live at the White House someday. Ball interviewed Vilsack as part of a forum on climate change at Drake University cosponsored by the New Republic and the League of Women Voters. Vilsack said he loved his current job working with rural Americans, but he also talked about his brief presidential campaign before the 2008 election.

A former two-term governor of Iowa, Vilsack struggled to ...

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