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THIS WEEK IN DC

President Trumps’ pick for agriculture secretary, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, and Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will each get long-awaited confirmation hearings in the Senate this week.
 
Perdue’s hearing is set for Thursday before the Senate Agriculture Committee. Gorsuch’s hearing starts Monday in Senate Judiciary and is expected to run several days.
 
Also on Monday, just ahead of National Agriculture Day, the four leaders of the Senate and House Agriculture committees will headline an all-day summit on the farm bill sponsored by Agri-Pulse Communications at the National Press Club.
 
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