Biden nominates Torres Small for No. 2 USDA post

President Biden chose Xochitl Torres Small, the granddaughter of migrant farmworkers, as his nominee for Agriculture deputy secretary, the second-ranking post at the USDA, announced the White House on Wednesday. Torres Small has served as USDA undersecretary for rural development since October 2021. If confirmed by the Senate, Torres Small would succeed Jewel Bronaugh, the… » Read More

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