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Haaland, Davids included in 'Jeopardy' clue for historic first as Native American congresswomen

Haaland, Davids included in 'Jeopardy' clue for historic first as Native American congresswomen
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Freshman Reps. Deb HaalandDebra HaalandHispanic caucus report takes stock of accomplishments with eye toward 2021 Rep. Robin Kelly enters race for Democratic caucus vice chair OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Democrats push resolution to battle climate change, sluggish economy and racial injustice | Senators reach compromise on greenhouse gas amendment stalling energy bill | Trump courts Florida voters with offshore drilling moratorium MORE (D-N.M.) and Sharice DavidsSharice DavidsChamber-backed Democrats embrace endorsements in final stretch Female lawmakers, officials call for more women at all levels of government to improve equity Trump asked Chamber of Commerce to reconsider Democratic endorsements: report MORE (D-Kan.) were featured in a “Jeopardy” clue Wednesday night for making history as the first Native American congresswomen.

The game show category was “U.S. representatives” and the clue was “Deb Haaland of the Laguna Pueblo and Sharice Davids of the Ho-Chunk Nation are the first women of this group in Congress.”

Contestant Laura Thomason gave the correct answer: Native American.

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“@ShariceDavids and I may have been the first, but we won’t be the last!” Haaland tweeted after the episode aired. “More Native Women are choosing to run for office at every level. Sharice and I both see them and we are here to support them every step of the way! #BeFierce.”

The women made history during the 2018 midterms when they became the first two Native American women elected to Congress.

Haaland wore a traditional Pueblo dress along with silver and turquoise jewelry for the swearing-in ceremony in January 2019 and the pair went viral when they were seen embracing on the House floor.

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