Democratic caucus confirms Scott as ag chair |

Democratic caucus confirms Scott as ag chair

The House Democatic Caucus on Thursday approved the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee’s recommendation of Rep. David Scott, R-Ga., as chairman of the House Agriculture Committee.

Scott succeeds House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., who lost his bid for re-election.

In a new release announcing a long list of committee chairs, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., noted that Scott and House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y., are the first African-Americans to hold those positions.

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