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As Dr. Yadira Caraveo heads to the U.S. House, equitable and accessible health care is top-of-mind

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U.S. Representative Elect Yadira Caraveo. Nov. 10, 2022.
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U.S. Representative-Elect Yadira Caraveo. Nov. 10, 2022.

Colorado is sending its first Latina Representative to the U.S. House. Democrat Dr. Yadira Caraveo won a tight race in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District. The pediatrician will represent communities including Thornton, Brighton, Greeley, and Johnstown. Among her priorities: equitable and accessible health care. She spoke with Colorado Matters Senior Host Ryan Warner.