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Perdue Hold May be Lifted as House Ag Leaders Call for Confirmation

A hold that Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., has had on the confirmation of Sonny Perdue, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Agriculture secretary, may be lifted, raising the possibility that Perdue could be confirmed before the Senate leaves on Friday.

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