Woman Who Lived in Kenyan Refugee Camp Wins USA Elections
08 November, 2018, 10:04 | Author: Wade Massey
Democratic Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison was the firstMuslim elected to Congress. Multiple outlets have called the race.
Tlaib took Michigan's 13th congressional district in a race in which she was the sole major party candidate. "If they tell you who they are, believe them the first time", she said.
A former Daadab refugee, Ilhan Omar has become the first Somali woman to be elected to the US Congress and only the second Muslim to win a congress seat.
As of 9:46 p.m. on November 6, media outlets have also declared Andy Levin, Debbie Dingell, and Brenda Lawrence winners in their respective U.S. House races.
Democrats took control of the lower house of Congress, but the United States president escaped a feared "blue wave" as his Republicans bolstered their Senate majority. "I'm Muslim and Black and was coming from a Muslim-majority country where everyone was Black", she said.
"This is someone who has cozied up to white nationalists... we should recognize him as what he is and more the conversation beyond him, beyond this divisiveness and to a place of hope, inclusion", Omar added.
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With no challenger on Election Day, Pressley made it official that she'll be the first black person representing MA in the House. As of early Wednesday morning, voters were on track to send at least 99 women to the House, surpassing the previous record of 84.
In 2016 the one-time refugee became the first Somali-American elected to a state legislature in the USA when she won a seat in the Minnesota House from Minneapolis, which has a large Somali community.
Omar arrived in the USA, aged 14, after fleeing civil war in Somalia. "Yes, we marched outside the Capitol, but now we get to march into the Capitol", she wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.
Born in Detroit to Palestinian-American parents, Tlaib served in Michigan's state legislature from 2008 to 2014.
His approach reflects a long-standing Republican-Democratic congressional consensus on Africa issues that has not been eroded by Mr Trump's indifference or occasional belligerence toward the continent.
In recent interviews Tlaib has voiced support for a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, slashing U.S. military aid to Israel and efforts to boycott the Jewish state.
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