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Rep. Haaland Named Co-chair of Sen. Warren’s Campaign | The Line

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December 6, 2019 – On the same day that U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland was in the NMiF studio for an in-depth interview, news reports announced that she had been named as co-chair of presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren’s campaign. Host Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists examine the importance to New Mexico of Rep. Haaland, one of the first two Native American women ever elected to Congress, being in the national spotlight. 

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima
Michael Barrio, executive director, Prosperity Works
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Giovanna Rossi, Collective Action Strategies and “The Well Woman Show” (KUNM)  

Earlier Articles for Further Reading:

Haaland Applauds Warren as a ‘Sister in the Struggle’– Roll Call

Elizabeth Warren confronts her handling of Native American ancestry claims – Vox 

Congresswoman Deb Haaland: Issues and Priorities

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December 6, 2019 – Senior Producer Matt Grubs catches up with Congresswoman Deb Haaland. The freshman congresswoman has been outspoken on the need for greater investigation into missing and murdered Native women and speaks frankly about how she feels law enforcement needs to prioritize such cases. She also addresses the need for more robust broadband access throughout New Mexico, as well as her role in presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s campaign. 

Guest:
Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Congressional District 1