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Haaland, With a Key Vote in Her Column, Appears Headed for Confirmation

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Senator Joe Manchin III, who oversees the confirmation hearing, said he would support Representative Deb Haaland, President Biden's nominee to lead the Interior Department.
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Biden's C.I.A. Pick Warns of China and Russia at Amicable Confirmation Hearing

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The nominee, William J. Burns, appears likely to win bipartisan support from senators.
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Manchin says he'll vote for Haaland for interior secretary

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WASHINGTON - Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, said Wednesday that he will vote for New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland to serve as interior secretary, clearing the way for her likely approval as the first Native American to head a Cabinet agency.
Manchin, a moderate from West Virginia, had been publicly undecided through two days of hearings on Haaland's nomination by President Joe Biden. Manchin caused a political uproar last week by announcing plans to oppose Biden's choice for budget director, Neera Tanden, a crucial defection that could...
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Manchin backs Haaland to lead Interior Department

Manchin backs Haaland to lead Interior Department

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Senate Energy Chair Joe Manchin said on Wednesday he supported the nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland to lead the Interior Department, delivering a crucial boost for the New Mexico lawmaker to be the the first Native American to serve as a cabinet secretary.
“While we do not agree on every issue, she reaffirmed her strong commitment to bipartisanship, addressing the diverse needs of our country and maintaining our nation's energy independence,” he said in a statement. “I believe Deb Haaland will be a Secretary of the Interior for every American and will vote to confirm her.”
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Deb Haaland Appears Set for Confirmation With Manchin's Support, Illustrating Senator's Power

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"I believe Deb Haaland will be a Secretary of the Interior for every American and will vote to confirm her," Senator Joe Manchin said in a statement on Wednesday.
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