In 2018, she won the Democratic nomination for Michigan's 13th congressional district and won unopposed.
Omar also had the backing of Ocasio-Cortez in her primary race, and she will come to Congress having been an open critic of the Israeli government's treatment of Palestinians. Congressman Andre Carson, who is Muslim and African American, won re-election in his safely-Democratic district in the state of Indiana. She will also became the first Somali-American in Congress. He was running Tuesday to be Minnesota attorney general.
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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.
Omar arrived in the USA, aged 14, after fleeing civil war in Somalia.
Omar and Tlaib are among 100 or more Muslims who ran for office in 2018, an unprecedented surge in political engagement, reported BuzzFeed.
The Democrat lived at the Daad refugee camp in Kenya for four years and could not even speak English at the time she relocated to the US.
Tlaib campaigned on a platform that advocated for a $15 minimum wage, free public college tuition and ending corporate welfare. "And that if you just believe, believe in the possibility of someone like me".
She was born on July 24, 1976, to working-class Palestinian immigrants in Detroit and is the eldest of 14 children. She said she admires Pelosi for her "wonderful work ethic" and looks forward to conversations within the Democratic caucus about electing a leader "that will help us implement the bold, progressive policies that we ran on".
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Spice Girls announce 2019 reunion tour
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Japan Airlines pilot 10 times over alcohol limit
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