FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ Democratic U.S. Sen.-elect Heidi Heitkamp
says she has been asked to serve on the Senate Agriculture
Heitkamp narrowly defeated Republican Rick Berg in Tuesday's
election. She said during an appearance in Fargo on Thursday that
Michigan Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow asked her to fill the spot
on the Agriculture Committee.
Heitkamp says she would like to see a farm bill passed in the
lame duck session of Congress.