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Diana DeGette

Updated 2020-06-10
  • Diana DeGette

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    Diana DeGette was elected to represent Colorado's 2nd District in the US House of Representatives in 1997. DeGette took over from fellow Democrat Pat Schroeder, the first woman elected to Congress in Colorado. DeGette took up a number of Schroeder's causes and added some of her own as well, including civil and reproductive rights, expanded access to healthcare and education, and environmental protections.
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