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Sources say Obama has selected Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack for Agriculture Secretary

According to AP, Tom Vilsack with be the next Agriculture Secretary.

According to Wiki, Thomas James Vilsack, born December 12, 1950, is an American politician, a member of the Democratic Party, and served as the 40th Governor of the state of Iowa. He was first elected in 1998 and re-elected to a second four-year term in 2002. On November 30, 2006, he formally launched his candidacy for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States in the 2008 election, but ended his bid on February 23, 2007.

As of May 1, 2007, Vilsack joined the Des Moines office of Minneapolis-based law firm Dorsey & Whitney and is of counsel. Shortly after ending his 2008 bid for the White House, he endorsed Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and was named the national co-chair for Clinton’s presidential campaign.