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North Dakota's delegation listens to agriculture

February 24, 1978

All three of North Dakota's congressmen were first elected before the environment was a major political issue, and because the state has a strong tradition of returning incumbents to office, all three continue to be re-elected despite their generally poor environmental records.

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North Dakota's delegation listens to agriculture
All three of North Dakota's congressmen were first elected before the environment was a major political issue, and because the state has a strong tradition of returning incumbents to office, all three continue to be re-elected despite their generally poor environmental records.
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