Woman Who Lived in Kenyan Refugee Camp Wins USA Elections

Democratic candidate Rashida Tlaib is running for Us Congress in Michigan's 13th congressional district

Democratic candidate Rashida Tlaib is running for Us Congress in Michigan's 13th congressional district

The House is getting its first two Muslim women and MA is getting its first black congresswoman while Arizona and Tennessee stand to elect their first woman senators in Tuesday's midterm elections.

Republicans, who charge that the Democratic Party has departed from its pro-Israel bona fides point to Tlaib and Omar as proof.

The seat had been held by Keith Ellison, who left it to run for state attorney general. "Because this is about electing the jury to impeach @POTUS and I will make a heck of juror", Tlaib said in a tweet aimed at U.S. President Donald Trump. Her real victory came when she won the Democratic primary.

The 2018 USA midterms, widely billed as a referendum on the presidency of Donald Trump, saw voters make history by electing Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar on the Democratic ballots as part of the wave of opposition that saw huge numbers of women running for public office.

On January 1, 2009, Rashida became the first Muslim American woman to serve in the Michigan Legislature, and the second Muslim woman in history to be elected to any U.S. state legislature.

Omar, 36, fled her homeland of Somalia at the age of eight and lived in a Kenyan refugee camp before immigrating with family to the United States.

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Rashida Tlaib, a social worker born in Detroit to Palestinian immigrant parents, won a House seat in a district where she ran unopposed by a Republican candidate.

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

Tlaib, a Palestinian American, will take over the seat vacated by former Rep. John Conyers.

Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib was another Muslim woman elected to the US Congress.

Ocasio-Cortez easily won election in her district which spans parts of the NY boroughs of Queens and the Bronx. "I can not wait to serve with you, inshallah", Omar, who also won her election, said on Twitter.

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