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HOW DEB HAALAND BECOMES FIRST OF TWO NATIVE AMERICAN CONGRESSWOMEN! (894 hits)



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WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - The day before Deb Haaland was sworn in last week as a freshman lawmaker in the most diverse U.S. House of Representatives class in history, she said the weight of being one of the first two Native American women to serve in Congress had not yet fully hit her.

Haaland, 58, had just conducted a brief staff meeting and was sitting in her new office on Capitol Hill as staffers got phones working and solved logistical problems like wrestling a printer through a narrow doorway.

The first-time elected official represents New Mexico's 1st Congressional District and is a member of the state's Laguna Pueblo tribe. "Congress has never heard a voice like mine," the Democrat said.

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Wonderful, the tide of demographic CHANGE in America is rolling in...

..ALSO

The Honorable Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan; FIRST Native American, EVER elected as a

STATE executive in the HISTORY of the United States of America was sworn in 1/7/2019 in

St. Paul, Minnesota

..The CHANGE we dreamed of....Thank you your greatness President Baraaka Hussein Obama

Sworn in Beside her was the FIRST Muslim Attorney General of the United States....

...The Honorable Keith Ellison

Monday, January 7th 2019 at 6:38PM
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