08-01-2013 09:51 AM | USA

Republicans change seats in Senate Agriculture Committee

While the path towards a new farm bill remains unclear, leadership changes and new members of the House and Senate agriculture committees were coming in focus in early January.

In the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., gave up his ranking member position to Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss. Cochran had hit the term limit as ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Committee.
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