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Tom Vilsack

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If we can get people to focus on fruits and vegetables and more healthy foods, we'll be better in terms of our healthcare situation.

— Tom Vilsack

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The lack of access to proper nutrition is not only fueling obesity, it is leading to food insecurity and hunger among our children.

— Tom Vilsack

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Although they are some of the hardest working folks I know, rural Americans earn, on average, $11,000 less than their urban counterparts each year. And they are more likely to live in poverty.

— Tom Vilsack

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And sometimes people don't realize that 90 percent of the persistent poverty counties are located in rural America.

— Tom Vilsack

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At President Obama's direction, the U.S Department of Agriculture is working hard to unleash the power of America's innovators and entrepreneurs to build a green energy economy.

— Tom Vilsack

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Food is a fairly significant aspect of my life. I have struggled mightily with food. With my weight. And I'm conscious of it. So I have a sensitivity to people who struggle with their weight.

— Tom Vilsack

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I don't care what anybody says: Nothing is better than a tomato you grow. There's something about it that's different than a tomato you can buy. It's a great thing.

— Tom Vilsack

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I don't know if there is a Democrat who necessarily doesn't believe health care is a right instead of privilege. There is a significant between us and the Republican Party on that issue.

— Tom Vilsack

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I don't think the face of the Democratic Party is Nancy Pelosi.

— Tom Vilsack

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One out of every 12 jobs in the economy is connected in some way, shape or form to what happens on the farm.

— Tom Vilsack

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Vilsack appointed Shirley Sherrod as the Georgia Director of Rural Development saying that Tom Vilsack would be an "important advocate on behalf of rural communities. In the first report he raised over half a million dollars. On March 27 2013 Tom Vilsack beat the sequester by arguing that he would have to shut down companies if he did not get most of the cuts back which he did get.

Barack Obama announced Vilsack's selection to be Secretary of Agriculture under his administration on December 17 2008. Thomas James "Tom" Vilsack (/ˈvɪlsæk/; born December 13 1950) is an American politician who has served as the United States Secretary of Agriculture since 2009. On November 30 2006 he formally launched his candidacy for the Democratic Party's nomination for President of the United States in the 2008 election but ended his bid on February 23 2007.

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