Tom Vilsack: A rise from orphanage to Cabinet secretary

FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2015, file photo, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Tokyo. Vilsack is possibly being considered as a potential running mate for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)MT. PLEASANT, Iowa (AP) — Tom Vilsack’s political story already reads like a modern Horatio Alger tale: a humble beginning at an orphanage in Pittsburgh, a rise to governor of Iowa and then to the nation’s secretary of agriculture.

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