A federal lawmaker who’s been a key player in farm bill negotiations for decades says he’s hanging it up come 2020. Harvest Public Media’s Erica Hunzinger has more on Senator Pat Roberts’ decision.
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He spent 16 years in the U.S. House and 22 years in the Senate, but this term will be the last for Republican Senator Pat Roberts. Nomin Ujiyediin (no-MEEN OO-jee-yed-EEN), of the Kansas News Service, reports that the senior senator from Kansas will not be running for re-election in 2020. Roberts made the announcement Friday in Manhattan.