The 117th Congress was sworn into office today, including New Mexico Representatives Deb Haaland and Teresa Leger Fernandez, as well as Senator Ben Ray Luján. After successful campaigns that focused on the issues that matter most to New Mexicans, these strong Democratic leaders are making history as part of the most diverse Congress in history. As they take office, they are ready to lead our nation through the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We’re so proud to send such strong, principled Democrats to Congress this year,” said DPNM Chair Marg Elliston. “It was an honor to work alongside leaders like Representatives Haaland and Leger Fernandez and Senator Luján during the 2020 elections, and it’s clear that they are prepared to fight for New Mexicans on Capitol Hill. We know that they will continue to make their districts and our state proud as they work to create a New Mexico for all.”