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Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Become First Muslim Women Elected To Congress

Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Become First Muslim Women Elected To Congress

Democrats Rashida Tlaib in Michigan and Ilhan Omar in Minnesota both won their races for House seats on Tuesday, becoming the first Muslim women ever elected to Congress. Omar will fill the seat of Rep. Keith Ellison (D), who was the first Muslim person elected to the body and left his seat to run for […]

Ilhan Omar Is About To Make History Again

Ilhan Omar Is About To Make History Again

Former Somali refugee and Minnesota state lawmaker IIhan Omar is favoured to take a seat in Congress after winning her Democratic primary in a heavily left-leaning Minnesota voting district. “Tonight we are celebrating because we engaged and empowered our community – and we won!” Ms Omar said in a statement. “Our campaign staff, our volunteers […]