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Ross, amid a tight Senate race, tries to assuage North Dakota farmers' trade angst

August 24, 2018 at 11:03 AM
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday defended President Trump's trade agenda and urged patience to a group of North Dakota agricultural industry representatives during a visit to the state with Rep. Kevin Cramer (R), who is in a highly competitive race to unseat incumbent Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp. The state has been hit hard by retaliatory tariffs targeted at the agricultural industry, and trade has become a campaign issue . In addition, the North Dakota Trade Office has had two...

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