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Political notes -- Peterson: 'I will not be ag secretary'

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By Don Davis

and Scott Wente

St. Paul Capitol Bureau

ST. PAUL - One Minnesotan discussed for a Cabinet position if Barack Obama wins the presidency says he would not accept any such offer and another made such a move sound doubtful.


U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson heads the U.S. House Agriculture committee and Rep. Jim Oberstar is chairman of the Transportation Committee.

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