Posts Tagged “Minnesota”

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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McCollum introduces bill to protect Palestinian children

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McCollum introduces bill to protect Palestinian children

McCollum introduces bill to protect Palestinian children U.S. Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today introduced legislation— the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act — to prevent United States tax dollars from supporting the Israeli military’s ongoing detention and mistreatment of Palestinian children. The full text of the bill can be found here. An estimated…

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