Rashida Tlaib becomes first Muslim Congresswoman: Ilhan Omar set to follow

Democratic congressional candidate Ilhan Omar is seen after voting during midterm election in Minneapolis Minnesota

Original, 11/6, 9:20 P.M.: Rashida Tlaib has officially won her midterm election, running unopposed in Michigan's 13th congressional district, making her the first Muslim-American woman to ever be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Tlaib's relatives in the West Bank village of Beit Ur Al-Fauqa greeted the news of her election with a mixture of pride and hope that she would be able to take on a U.S. administration widely seen as hostile to Muslims and the Palestinian cause. Congressman Andre Carson, who is Muslim and African American, won re-election in his safely-Democratic district in the state of Indiana. "I can not wait to serve with you, inshallah", Omar, who also won her election, said on Twitter. Newly elected Minnesota Attorney General and former DNC Deputy Chair Keith Ellison has for years been connected to Farrakhan, but many would agree he has failed to properly distance himself from him.

Cody Fenwick is a reporter and editor. The 36-year-old moved to America at the age of 12 as a refugee from Somalia. "We changed the course of history at a time we thought it was impossible". "That "you have to win" because if you win, our children will know that being themselves, being who they are, that they can succeed".

The high-profile cycle that produced a record number of women contenders and candidates of colour meant several winners will take office as trailblazers, marking firsts for their race and gender.

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There is also a lot of evidence that she may have married her brother and therefore committed massive immigration fraud, according to PJ Media.

Omar campaigned on a similarly progressive platform, which calls for universal healthcare and tuition-free colleges. "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.

Tlaib, 42, was born in Detroit to Palestinian immigrant parents.

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