New Mexico’s Rep. Debra Haaland in contention to head Interior Department

Selection would put first Native American in Cabinet post that oversees federal-tribal relations

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A hiker visits the BLM-administered McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area near Grand Junction, in September, 2013. (Bob Wick/Bureau of Land Management)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.