Ag nominee Vilsack battles skepticism from Black farmers ahead of Tuesday confirmation hearing

By: - February 1, 2021 4:54 pm

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WASHINGTON — Tom Vilsack, the Biden administration’s pick to lead the U.S. Agriculture Department, will likely face questions about his treatment of Black farmers and his record on civil rights at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday.

 

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa covers Washington D.C. for States Newsroom, which supports the Capital-Star.

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