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Fla.'s Putnam leads list of possible Romney secretary picks

As the election nears, the farming community is speculating about whom a President Mitt Romney would choose to lead the Department of Agriculture. If Congress does not complete its work on the farm bill in the lame-duck session, the head of USDA next year could exert considerable influence over the process. A Romney Agriculture secretary could also be charged with slimming down the department's operations, observers in the farming community said.

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