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Ilhan Omar (born in 1982) is a Somali American politician from ...

wikipedia - 15 Aug 2018
Ilhan Omar (born in 1982) is a Somali American politician from Minnesota. She is the Director of Policy and Initiatives of the Women Organizing Women Network. In 2016, she was elected a Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party legislator in the Minnesota House of Representatives.
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How Ilhan Omar Won Over Hearts in Minnesota's Fifth

The New Yorker - 15 Aug 2018
Most coverage of Ilhan Omar, the thirty-five-year-old state legislator who won the Democratic primary in Minnesota's Fifth Congressional District last night, has focussed on her identity. She was born in Somalia, and she came to the United States when ...
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Omar, Smith hold off challengers in DFL contests

Minnesota Public Radio News - 15 Aug 2018
Ilhan Omar, DFL-Minneapolis, handily defeated her closest challenger in the 5th Congressional District, former state House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher. If Omar wins in November in the reliably liberal district, she would be the first Somali ...
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Women kept up a winning streak in Tuesday's primaries

Vox - 15 Aug 2018
Democratic and Republican women in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont, and Wisconsin snagged victories in their primaries, putting Democrat Ilhan Omar on track to become one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress and ensuring that a woman will ...
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Ilhan Omar, a Somali immigrant, wins Democratic nod for Congress

Washington Post - 15 Aug 2018
Politics. Ilhan Omar, a Somali immigrant, wins Democratic nod for Congress. August 14, 2018 | 7:51 PM EDT. Ilhan Omar, a Somali immigrant, delivers a victory speech after winning the Democratic nod for Minnesota's 5th Congressional District. Related links.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar will pay back college speaking fees

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 30 Jul 2018
State Rep. Ilhan Omar, a DFL candidate for Congress, said Monday she would return $2,500 in speaking fees from two Minnesota community colleges after a GOP colleague criticized the payments. “To address this concern, these honoraria will be returned to ...
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Ilhan Omar Closer to Becoming First African Refugee in Congress

Voice of America - 15 Aug 2018
Minnesota state lawmaker Ilhan Omar is one step closer to making history as the first refugee from the African continent - and the second Muslim American woman – elected to the U.S. Congress. She is seeking to replace Keith Ellison, the first Muslim ...
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Ilhan Omar Accused of Misusing Campaign Cash for Divorce Lawyer

Roll Call - 25 Jul 2018
A fellow state legislator has accused the Democratic-Farmer-Laborer endorsee to replace outgoing Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota of illegally misusing campaign funds to pay her divorce lawyer. Ilhan Omar, who earned the state party's endorsement for ...

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