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

Secretary to run $21 billion agency that manages more than 450 million acres of public lands

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Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland, speaks after then-President-elect Joe Biden announced his climate and energy appointments at the Queen theater on Dec. 19, 2020, in Wilmington, Delaware. (Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)

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Jane Norman
Jane Norman

Jane Norman is the Washington, D.C., bureau chief for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit newsrooms that includes Colorado Newsline.

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