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Collin Peterson Seeking Re-Election
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Mon Mar 17, 2014 11:36 AM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson said Monday in a radio interview that he will seek a 13th term in Congress to help ensure the farm bill is implemented and resolve conflicts between EPA and farmers.

"I'm running," Peterson, a Democrat, said in an interview with Joel Heitkamp on KFGO Radio, a radio station in Fargo, N.D., on the border with Minnesota.

Peterson, who is 69, said he believes there is a lot of work to do, not just on implementation of the farm bill, but also on flood retention, highway construction and farmers' relationship with ...

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