Senate confirms Haaland as first-ever Native American to serve in the Cabinet

By: - March 15, 2021 4:08 pm

Rep. Debra Haaland (D-NM), President Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of the Interior, testifies Feb. 24, 2021, during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resource at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Leigh Vogel-Pool/Getty Images)

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Jane Norman
Jane Norman

As the Washington Bureau Chief of States Newsroom, Jane directs national coverage, managing staff and freelance reporters in the nation’s capital and assigning and editing state-specific daily and enterprise stories. Jane is a veteran of more than three decades in journalism. Before coming to States Newsroom, she edited news coverage of national education policy and the congressional budget and appropriations process for Politico.

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