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Deb Haaland: Biden nomination for Secretary of the Interior

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM-01) has been nominated by Pres. Biden for Secretary of the Interior, to oversee the management and conservation of most federal land and natural resources. How did an obscure second term representative with little executive experience so rapidly become the leading contender for such an important position?