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House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D., Minn.) stands with now ranking member Michael Conaway (R., Texas) following the signing of the 2018 Farm Bill.

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Peterson retakes helm at House Ag Committee

Seasoned conservative Democrat looks to educate new members, work across party lines and increase oversight.

After an eight-year hiatus, Rep. Collin Peterson (D., Minn.) again is the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee. The 116th Congress started Jan. 3, and Peterson plans to focus on educating new members and building up future committee leaders as well as increasing oversight.

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