In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, Colorado Agriculture Commissioner John Salazar, center, talks to a constituent after a meeting at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, Colo. Some 10 months ... more 
In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, Colorado Agriculture Commissioner John Salazar, center, talks to a constituent after a meeting at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, Colo. Some 10 months after the Democrat and former member of the U.S. House's powerful Ways & Means Committee lost a bitter re-election campaign for a fourth term, he says he's happier in jeans and a cowboy hat leading the Colorado Agriculture Department. Salazar, a Manassa potato farmer, smiled broadly as he greeted farmers and local water officials to the Colorado State Fair. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ed Andrieski
Sat, Sep 3, 2011 9:30 AM EDT