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Ilhan Omar wins primary against well-funded challengerHer challenger, Antone Melton-Meaux, used the cash to paper the district and flood airwaves with his "Focused on the Fifth" message that portrayed Omar as out of touch with the district.
Rep. Ilhan Omar wins contentious Democratic primary election in MinnesotaOmar was challenged by Antone Melton-Meaux, who raised millions of dollars, nearly matching Omar overall and outraising her in the most recent cycle.
Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon Supporter, Wins House Primary in GeorgiaMs. Greene’s victory came as six states were holding elections on Tuesday, with Ilhan Omar facing a well-funded primary challenge in Minnesota.
Ilhan Omar faces challenge in Minnesota primaryDemocratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, is fighting to keep her seat in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District on Tuesday. She faces a challenge from Antone Melton-Meaux, a Black lawyer and mediator. (Aug. 11)
Tuesday's primaries: Ilhan Omar fights for political survival and QAnon believer hopes to join the HouseThe two biggest races to watch: Rep. Ilhan Omar's battle for reelection and QAnon conspiracy believer Marjorie Taylor Greene's quest to join Congress.
What to Watch in Tuesday’s Primaries: Ilhan Omar and Georgia's QAnon CandidateRepresentative Omar faces a tough re-election fight in Minnesota, a Republican QAnon supporter is vying for the House in Georgia and several states face fresh tests of their elections systems.
Fact check: Rep. Ilhan Omar was not photographed at an al-Qaida training campA photo claiming to be of Rep. Ilhan Omar was taken in 1978, four years before she was born. Social media posts claiming this are false.
Ilhan Omar, Joaquin Castro demand removal of USAID religious freedom adviser for social media posts"Mark Kevin Lloyd, who has a long history of promoting hateful, Islamophobic rhetoric has no business promoting religious freedom abroad," said Omar.
Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Father Dies From Complications of Covid-19Ms. Omar, Democrat of Minnesota and one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, sought asylum in the United States with her father in the 1990s.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar's father dies due to coronavirusFather of Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar died on Monday night of complications from the novel coronavirus, local media reported.
GOP groups cut ties with congressional candidate who called for Ilhan Omar, Democrats to be hangedNational Republican Party groups moved to distance themselves from Florida congressional candidate George Buck.
Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts of Ilhan Omar’s Potential ChallengerDanielle Stella, a Republican, suggested on Twitter that Ms. Omar be tried for treason and hanged.
Ilhan Omar GOP challenger banned from Twitter after saying she should be "tried for treason and hanged"Danielle Stella campaign account also tweeted a picture of a stick figure being hanged with a link to a blog post about her comments.
Rep. Omar asks judge for 'compassion' when sentencing man who threatened to kill herRep. Ilhan Omar wrote that she acknowledges the crimes Frank P. Carlineo pleaded guilty to are "grave" and were a "threat against an entire religion."
Man pleads guilty to threatening to kill Democrat Ilhan OmarProsecutors say the man told a staffer the congresswoman was a "terrorist" and threatened to kill her
Ayanna Pressley breaks with "Squad" to endorse Elizabeth WarrenFellow House progressives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar have chosen to endorse Bernie Sanders
Booker says Ilhan Omar "does not deserve these ... hate-filled attacks"2020 Democratic hopeful Sen. Cory Booker said U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar "does not deserve the kind of vicious, hate filled attacks that she's experiencing" after President Trump and other prominent..
Open: This is "Face the Nation," September 15This week on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan talks to Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rep. Adam Schiff, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services acting director Ken Cuccinelli, former Secretary of State..
Representative Omar says Supreme Court asylum decision is “legally and morally wrong"Representative Ilhan Omar, D-Minnesota, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Trump administration's asylum policy.
Ilhan Omar responds to criticism for her 'present' vote on Armenian genocide resolutionIlhan Omar, D-Minn., said she doesn't disagree with the resolution's contents, to recognize the Armenian genocide, but does disagree with its timing.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Endorsing Bernie Sanders. Will That Matter?Mr. Sanders, in his first rally since his heart attack, will appear in Queens with Ms. Ocasio-Cortez. Ilhan Omar has also endorsed him.
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White House hopeful Sanders gets endorsements from star progressivesHigh-profile progressives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar threw their support behind Bernie Sanders' campaign for president as the U.S. Senator held his own on Tuesday during a three-hour..
Protests await Donald Trump in Minneapolis as he holds his first rally since impeachment inquiry's launchAhead of his visit Minneapolis, Donald Trump has amplified his attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar and local Mayor Jacob Frey, a vocal critic of the president.
'Minnesota stands for peace': Ilhan Omar responds to Trump tweet bashing Dems over Minneapolis rallyDonald Trump has set his sights on Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and the Democratic Minneapolis mayor for "hurting" Trump rally-goers.
Ilhan Omar responds to Trump tweet about her, says he spreads 'lies that put my life at risk'"The President of the United States is continuing to spread lies that put my life at risk," Rep. Ilhan Omar wrote on Twitter.
9/15: Adam Schiff, Ilhan Omar, Ken CuccinelliThis week on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan talks to Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rep. Adam Schiff, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services acting director Ken Cuccinelli, former Secretary of State..
Republicans slam Ilhan Omar's comments about 9/11 following 'Face the Nation' interview"It shouldn’t be this difficult for Ilhan Omar to understand why her “some people did something” comment was so offensive," wrote Ronna McDaniel.
Full transcript of "Face the Nation" on September 15, 2019Rep. Ilhan Omar, Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, Acting Director of USCIS Ken Cuccinelli, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power..
Transcript: Representative Ilhan Omar on "Face the Nation"The following is a transcript of the interview with Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota that aired Sunday, September 15, 2019, on "Face the Nation"
Sunday: Omar, Schiff, Cuccinelli, Rice, PowerRep. Ilhan Omar, Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, Acting Director of U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former U.S...
Son of 9/11 victim addresses Rep. Omar during memorialThe son of a 9/11 victim addressed Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's controversial statement while wearing a shirt that said "Some people did something?"
Echoing Trump, speaker at 9/11 ceremony questions Muslim congresswoman's patriotismA speaker at New York City's Sept. 11 commemoration ceremony on Wednesday assailed U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, a Muslim member of Congress who has often been the target of false slurs by President..
Son of 9/11 victim addresses Ilhan Omar during memorial: 'Show respect in honoring them, please'Nicholas Haros Jr., the son of a victim in the World Trade Center, wore a T-shirt with the words "Some people did something" at Wednesday's ceremony
Omar tweets she received death threat targeting her at the Minnesota State Fair"I hate that we live in a world where you have to be protected from fellow humans," said Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota.
Group files FEC complaint against Ilhan Omar as she denies latest accusation about her personal lifeThe right-leaning National Legal and Policy Center filed an FEC complaint against Omar on Wednesday citing the money paid to Tim Mynett's firm.
Echoing Trump, Roy Moore tweets that Rep. Ilhan Omar should go back from 'whence she came'Roy Moore, a 2017 Alabama GOP Senate candidate who lost after being bogged down by decades-old allegations of sexual misconduct, told the progressive congresswoman that he agrees with President Donald..
Omar fires back after Alabama GOP calls for her expulsion"If you want to clean up politics, maybe don't nominate an accused child molester as your Senate candidate?" Omar tweeted
Rep. Ilhan Omar holds forum on immigrationDemocratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Tuesday held a community forum in Minneapolis on immigration to discuss Department of Homeland Security's current practices for detention and deportation of..
Alabama Republicans are urging Rep. Ilhan Omar's expulsion from CongressA resolution passed by the Alabama Republican Party says Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar "has engaged in rhetoric that explicitly runs counter to American values and patriotism." Omar responded on Twitter..
Trump: Jews who vote for Democrats show "lack of knowledge or great disloyalty"During a wide-ranging press conference Tuesday, President Trump mentioned Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar following their own press conference Monday to discuss Israel's controversial..
Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar hold press conference after being barred from IsraelIn a press conference on Monday, freshmen Democratic congresswomen Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, addressed the Israeli government's decision to bar them from entering the..
8/19/19: Red and BlueRep. Omar and Tlaib address Israel controversy; Texas Democrats trying to oust Sen. Cornyn
Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar address Israel travel controversyStanding side by side, Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar forcefully denounced the controversial decision by the Israeli government to deny them entry into the country, casting the travel..
After blocked visit, Tlaib gets emotional as Omar questions whether Israel is an allyReps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., blasted both President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an emotional news conference Monday.
Tlaib and Omar hold press conference about scrapped Israel tripThe Democratic lawmakers were barred from visiting Israel because of their support for boycotting the country
Politics week in review: Israel's travel ban on "Squad" members; Trump wants to buy GreenlandPresident Trump's battle against members of the so-called "Squad" of Democrats reached the international stage this week. On Thursday, Israel barred Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the..