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50+ House Dems Back Deb Haaland for Interior Sec.; Progressive Orgs Endorse Joaquin Castro as HFAC Chair

HeadlineNov 23, 2020

Over 50 House Democrats are backing New Mexico Congressmember Deb Haaland to be the next interior secretary, which would make Haaland the first-ever Native American Cabinet secretary.

Meanwhile, in Congress, nearly 50 groups, including Justice Democrats and Sunrise Movement, have endorsed Texas Congressmember Joaquin Castro to be the next chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, who they say will focus on rooting out U.S. militarism at home and abroad.

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