Conrad may switch to ag committeeSenator cites importance of farm bill
Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., may leave his powerful position as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee to take the chairmanship of the Agriculture Committee. Conrad had indicated his intention to consider the move in conversations inside the beltway earlier in the week. The story was picked up Wednesday by Washington, D.C.-based blog The Hill.
By: Chuck Haga and Ryan Johnson, Grand Forks Herald