Heitkamp Passed Over For Ag Secretary

Heitkamp And Vilsack
Heidi Heitkamp/Tom Vilsack

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Former North Dakota U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp is no long being considered for Agriculture Secretary.

President-elect Joe Biden selected former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to return to the spot he held during the Obama administration.

Vilsack spent eight years as head of USDA and served two terms as Iowa governor.

Biden nominated Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge as his Housing and Urban Development Secretary.

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