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Historic vote for Muslim women in U.S. elections

Historic vote for Muslim women in U.S. elections

The two were the first Muslim women to be elected to Congress. Multiple outlets have called the race.

Democrat Rashida Tlaib has won the 13th District race for U.S. House, a seat formerly held by Rep. John Conyers Jr.

For Tlaib, Tuesday's election marks the second time she will have made history in recent years. "That "you have to win" because if you win, our children will know that being themselves, being who they are, that they can succeed".

Ilhan Omar, newly elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on the Democratic ticket, celebrates with her supporters after her Congressional 5th District primary victory in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Tuesday.

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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. The other was Rashida Tlaib, of MI. A self-styled progressive, Tlaib is a vocal critic of President Donald Trump and was arrested two years ago for disrupting a Trump speech in Detroit.

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

A former refugee at Daadab in Kenya will now be part of the 435-member US House of Representatives following her victory in the Minnesota congress elections.

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.

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She attributed her success to her district's decision "to use the politics of joy, and vote with our warm hearts, even though it's a cold state".

MA will also be getting its first black congresswoman while Arizona and Tennessee stand to elect their first woman senators.

But the president escaped a feared "blue wave" as his Republicans bolstered their Senate majority after a polarizing, racially charged campaign.

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