She ran unopposed in Michigan's 13th Congressional District, easily surviving a write-in campaign from primary opponent Brenda Jones.
"I stand here before you tonight as your Congresswoman-elect with many firsts behind my name", Omar said in her victory speech, to loud cheers and applause.
The seat Omar won, Minnesota's 5th district, was formerly held by Rep. Keith Ellison, who was the first Muslim to take a seat in Congress. Ellison did not run for re-election as he sought the state attorney generalship.
Omar made history in 2016 when she was elected the first Somali-American legislator in the US, for which she was featured in Firsts, TIME's multimedia project on trailblazing women have broken glass ceilings in their respective fields.
At a subcommittee hearing a year ago, she lamented the policy positions that two veteran State Department diplomats had been required to present as representatives of the Trump administration.
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This is the first time that Muslim women have been elected to the House.
Omar (D), 36, fled war-torn Somalia in the '90s and lived in a refugee camp before moving to the US.
MA and CT will also send black women to Congress as firsts for their states, while Arizona and Tennessee are getting their first female senators. She spent four years in Dadaab until her family was cleared to emigrate to the US.
Tlaib is also considered a Democratic Socialist.
Tlaib is the daughter of Palestinian immigrants and became the first Muslim female member of Michigan's state legislature a decade ago.
According to the former refugee, President Trump's politics of fear motivated her to get in the race, Aljazeera reported on Wednesday, November 7.
Then more or less straight away they score the second one and then the atmosphere was completely different, you could feel it. It's still in our hands and if we win our next two games we go through, but it was a great opportunity missed for us.
He said he faced political retribution this year in the form of an anti-brothel push and regulatory problems. By the time he died, it was too late to put another Republican on the general election ballot.
One of the best stadiums we've played at, the way the crowd supported, hope to get the same support in future". India was able to cruise to a convincing win by 71 runs against the Windies in the second T20I at Lucknow .
Trump through his foundation in 2013, around which time Bondi's office was being asked about alleged fraud at Trump University. The complaint was filed over a $25,000 campaign contribution Bondi received from Mr.
Rashida Tlaib is one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress and will represent Michigan's 13th Congressional District. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rose to fame in her surprise victory in the primaries, defeating incumbent Democrat Rep.
In August an Inside Xbox documentary featured footage of the PUBG Corp's office, and on one of the desks was a PlayStation 4 Pro. Another motivating factor behind Microsoft's latest move could be the pending release of PUBG on PlayStation 4.
Meanwhile, Cameron Meredith has been a complete non-factor, failing to register even a target in the last three weeks. When Bryant, a former star, worked out with Cleveland, he briefly negotiated with the team but never came to terms.
He has been in solitary confinement in a high-security NY prison since Mexico extradited him to the United States in January 2017. They agreed to co-operate and record phone conversations with Guzman about the size of shipments smuggled on boats and airplanes.
They better add some US dates, right? The girls said they're only reuniting because they, too, get pure enjoyment out of it. We've got some really interesting creative ideas, but we've want our fans from back in the day to come and enjoy".
Duke pushed the margin back to 17 at the half, then opened the second half with a 15-5 run to put the game away. And all Duke did was hand John Calipari the most lopsided loss of his 10-year tenure in Lexington.
Around 900 troops have arrived at the US-Mexico border since the Trump administration announced the deployment on October 26. But on the campaign trail, Trump has painted a darker picture of the caravan without evidence, calling it an "invasion".
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Facebook , NBC and Fox stopped airing the ad, aimed at boosting Republican votes in yesterday's mid-term elections. Fox News , NBC and Facebook have pulled a Donald Trump campaign advert that has been widely condemned as racist.
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She was able to express this side of her story through most of the songs, which are included in her newest album Sweetener . It was reportedly "too much too soon" and surprised no one in the singer's inner circle. "It's not shocking to anyone".
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She is truly deserving of this award which is an affirmation of how consistent commitment and hard work leads to success. The 21-year-old singer and actress will serve as host for the evening, as well as take the stage as a performer.
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Today we did very well, the players were fantastic. "We came into the game fully focused and it showed", Solari said. Once they play with this seriousness, commitment and wanting to score. "I am only thinking of the next game.
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It understands India's national security interests. "This exception relates to reconstruction assistance and economic development for Afghanistan", he said.
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DeSantis , meanwhile, was plagued by accusations of racism following remarks he made the day after his primary victory in August. Despite all the hype surrounding Gillum, he failed to gain as many votes as his senatorial counterpart, incumbent Democrat Sen.