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BP: 2020 candidates tackle Indian Health, KXL and more in first presidential forum on Native issues


August 21, 2019

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro spoke at the Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum in Sioux City, Iowa, on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Sarah Mearhoff / Forum News Service

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Eleven 2020 presidential candidates took on tough issues like Indian Health Service reform, voter access, the Keystone XL pipeline and more in a first-in-history presidential candidate forum focused entirely on Native American issues.

The Frank LaMere Presidential Candidate Forum in Sioux City, Iowa, saw 10 Democrats and one Independent looking to take on President Donald Trump speak directly to Indian Country on Monday, Aug. 19, and Tuesday, Aug. 20.


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