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Biden pick for Interior secretary likely to face rocky confirmation hearing

By: - February 22, 2021 2:57 pm

Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland is the first Native American to serve on the presidential cabinet (Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images).

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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.