Woman Who Lived in Kenyan Refugee Camp Wins USA Elections

Woman Who Lived in Kenyan Refugee Camp Wins USA Elections

"I can not wait to serve with you, inshallah", Omar, who also won her election, said on Twitter.

Duchess Harris, a professor of American studies at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and author of "Black Feminist Politics from Kennedy to Trump", said Omar's win is "a tremendous success for the people of the 5th District".

Both women are critics of US President Donald Trump, and Tlaib also faced arrest two years ago for disrupting Trump's speech in Detroit.

"Regardless of whether we win or lose, this gets to shift the narrative of what is possible", she said.

She floored her, earlier perceived stronger, opponents with one being a prominent female politician, while two others were long-term servicemen in Minnesota's legislature.

Omar, who engages in anti-Semitic rhetoric, has slandered Israel as an "apartheid regime" and called on "Allah" to "awaken the people" to see the "evil doings of Israel". They were also vocal in their support for each another, with Tlaib writing to Omar on Twitter in August that: "I can't wait to walk onto the floor of United States Congress hand in hand with you".

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The women show a bit of the diversity of Muslims in the United States, one of the country's most diverse groups.

Omar will fill the seat of Rep. Keith Ellison (D), who is running for the state attorney general and is also a Muslim. She arrived in the USA, aged 14, after fleeing civil war in Somalia.

- Vox (@voxdotcom) November 7, 2018Congratulations to Ilhan Omar, the first Somali-American elected to U.S. House.

Among those elected was Somali-American, Ilhan Omar, who easily won the election in Minnesota district.

She campaigned on a platform calling for free tuition and promising to fight to expand Medicare coverage to all Americans.

Meanwhile in the Senate - the upper chamber of Congress - it looks likely the Republican Party will hold a majority with 51 seats against the Democrats' 43.

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