Former Ag Secretary to Run for Senate Seat

Dan Industry News Release

Former Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy intends to run for the Senate seat currently held by the soon retiring Republican Thad Cochran of Mississippi. 80-year-old Cochran will retire April first, saying in a statement that his health has “become an ongoing challenge.” Espy, a Democrat who was the first Agriculture Secretary in the Clinton administration, intends to run for the Senate …