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Senate confirms Trump's agriculture secretary

WASHINGTON, April 24 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture, leaving all but one of President Donald Trump's Cabinet positions filled.

Lawmakers voted 87 to 11 in favor of Perdue, who takes office as the agricultural community grapples with the key issues of trade and immigration. (Reporting by Mark Weinraub in Chicago and Eric Beech in Washington; Editing by Susan Heavey)