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Ed Schafer's Biography

Edward Thomas "Ed" Schafer (born August 8, 1946) served as the 29th United States Secretary of Agriculture from 2008 to 2009. He also served as the 30th Governor of North Dakota from 1992 to 2000.

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US Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer (L) with Guatemala's Agricultural Minister Julio Rencinos
US Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer (L) with Guatemala's Agricultural Minister Julio Rencinos
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  • Sequestration Cuts Hit Cancer Patients While Billions Wasted

      News Source: Money Morning | over 1 year ago
    As of April 1, cancer clinics began turning away thousands of Medicare patients because of sequestration spending cuts while the University of Iowa is using almost $900,000 of taxpayer money to study whether there is any benefit to sex among New
  • Conferences to Bring the Booming Bakken to Texas: Upcoming Events Will ...

      News Source: PRWeb | over 1 year ago
    February 05, 2013

    With oil reserves rivaling those of Saudi Arabia, the Bakken Formation in the Upper Midwest is driving an economic boom the likes of which we might never see again. The “North Dakota Miracle” is creating once-in-a-generation

  • Former Sen. Ben Nelson heads to K Street

      News Source: The Hill | over 1 year ago
    Nelson is joining public affairs firm Agenda as a senior adviser. The two-term senator and former Nebraska governor will head up the firm's advisory board with Ed Schafer, a former Republican North Dakota governor and Agriculture secretary during the

Ed Schafer Blogs

  • Poems and Poetics: Nathaniel Tarn: From Anthropologist to ......

      Blog Source: poemsandpoetics.blogspot.com | over 4 years ago
    I told the Head of Oriental Studies, Ed Schafer, with whom I still correspond, that I would never take a higher degree. At that time Oriental Studies had precious few people, they were glad to get students. I still tell young people, ...
  • Stolen Moments: 2010 Challenge: Can you give up shopping?

      Blog Source: fedorchakblog.blogspot.com | over 4 years ago
    Two weeks later I turned my white Pontiac Sunbird west and drove to Bismarck to be then-Governor Ed Schafer's communications director. That was one of the best decisions I've ever made, and I'm very thankful for the providence that led ...
  • race42008.com » Blog Archive » Who Is John Hoeven?

      Blog Source: race42008.com | over 4 years ago
    Who Is John Hoeven? Sporting Saddam Hussein-style approval ratings, the next senator from North Dakota is current governor John Hoeven. A traditional Midwestern pragmatist, Hoeven is one of many popular center-right governors who have ...

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