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Sam Clovis, a conservative talk radio host who ran President Trump's campaign in Iowa, has been nominated to a top scientific post at the Department of Agriculture even though he lacks a science background. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Trump's Nominee To Be USDA's Chief Scientist Is Not A Scientist

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Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle during the opening of the Days of '76 Museum in Deadwood, S.D. Bald Eagle died on Friday at the age of 97. Tom Griffith/Rapid City Journal via AP hide caption

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David Bald Eagle, Lakota Chief, Musician, Cowboy And Actor, Dies At 97

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Gen. John F. Campbell, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, speaks during a ceremony in Kabul on Aug. 26. Campbell is overseeing the U.S. drawdown in the country after 13 years of war. Massoud Hossaini/AP hide caption

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Afghanistan's Way Forward: A Talk With Gen. John Campbell, Decoded

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