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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) said a transgender flag is “proudly” on display outside of her office this week after the Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to temporarily enforce restrictions on transgender people who serve in the military. “The trans flag is displayed proudly outside my office door today,” the freshman lawmaker said in a tweet on Tuesday night.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, is taking a closer look at why too many Native American women have gone missing. Haaland said ending the crisis is one of her top priorities. “It's devastating.
In an original documentary, the Washington Post goes behind the scenes with two newly-elected women as they take their place in the 116th Congress: Deb Haaland, one of the first two native American women to serve in Congress, and Ayanna Pressley, the first African American woman to represent Massachusetts.
Just over a century ago, Jeannette Rankin of Montana won a seat in the House of Representatives, becoming the first woman ever elected to federal office. In 1917, 128 years after the first United States Congress convened, she was sworn into its 65th session.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep.-elect Deb Haaland has announced staff hires for her team, which will begin work Thursday.
Haaland made history in the 2018 midterm when she was elected as one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress. She will take the oath of officeThursday, the first day of the 116th Congress.