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Ilhan Omar thanks voters for electing her to congress

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Ilhan Omar thanks voters for electing her to congress

Ilhan Omar thanks voters for electing her to Congress Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar thanks voters and Arab and Muslim community for helping her win Democratic Primary in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District. Omar could be the most popular Muslim Arab woman in Congress. Omar will be sworn into office in January 2019 along with Rashida…

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Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Congressional primary

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Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Congressional primary

Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Congressional primary Ilhan Omar, a 36-year-old Somali refugee who immigrated as a teenager to America, won Minnesota’s Democratic primary election contest among five other candidates to succeed Congressman Keith Ellison. Ellison, who is also Muslim American, retired in the face of domestic abuse allegations. Despite the allegations, Ellison…

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Tlaib slips through Black divide to win Congressional seat

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Tlaib slips through Black divide to win Congressional seat

Tlaib slips through Black divide to win Congressional seat Rashida Tlaib was able to win the office for U.S. Congress in Michigan’s 13th District in a large part because of support from activists like filmmaker Michael Moore and allies of Bernie Sanders, but mainly because her African American rivals split the Black vote decisively reducing their…

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Tlaib primary builds Palestinian presence in Congress

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Tlaib primary builds Palestinian presence in Congress

Tlaib primary builds Palestinian presence in Congress Although there is much focus on the fact that Rashida Tlaib is Muslim, and is touted as the “first Muslim woman” to be elected to Congress this November, her Arab heritage is of much more significance. As a Palestinian Arab, Tlaib could find herself in an unusual caucus…

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Left doesn’t care about Muslims, only uses them as wedge

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Left doesn’t care about Muslims, only uses them as wedge

Left doesn’t care about Muslims, only uses them as wedge Activists on the Left often claim that they champion the rights of others including Muslims and sometimes Arabs, but the truth is they really don’t support us. They just don’t mind using us for their own political agendas. Activists on the Left have been no…

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Holy Odd Alliance to dethrone champion Erdoğan

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Holy Odd Alliance to dethrone champion Erdoğan

Holy Odd Alliance to dethrone champion Erdoğan This Presidential election bears witness to a cultural existential fight between two societal projects. Sunday’s legislative election outcome is crucial for the President who needs a majority from his party to govern and not be obliged to co-exist with an opponent Parliament that would make him a lame duck…

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