The Senate confirmed Representative Deb Haaland (D-NM) as Secretary of the Interior, making her the first Native American to lead a Cabinet agency. See a full list of nominees and appointees here.
More context: The Department of the Interior is responsible for the management and conservation of federal lands and natural resources, and the administration of programs related to “American Indians, Alaska Natives, and affiliated island communities” (source).
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