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Ag Secretary Vilsack will not run for Senator Harkin's seat

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DES MOINES, Iowa (KTIV) -

Former Iowa governor, and current Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack has ruled out a run for Tom Harkin's seat in the U.S. Senate.

A longtime Vilsack aide told the Des Moines Register newspaper, Friday morning, that Vilsack won't seek the open seat in 2014.

Harkin, announced in late January that he'll retire in two years after 40 years in Congress.

The could clear the way for Iowa Congressman Bruce Braley, who's already announced his candidacy.

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