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Perdue Nomination Vote Set

Jerry Hagstrom
By  Jerry Hagstrom , DTN Political Correspondent

Despite a push from farm groups and the House Agriculture Committee, Sonny Perdue's vote to be confirmed as Agriculture secretary will be after the Senate's Easter break.

A confirmation vote for Perdue has been set for Monday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m., the Senate Periodical Gallery has confirmed.

The gallery said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., added it to the schedule as a unanimous consent request.

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