After two years of insisting on a kinder, gentler Washington, the president has raised plenty of eyebrows with his abrasive nominees. Neera Tanden was the surliest of the bunch, firing off years of social media insults as head of the radical Center for American Progress.
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?