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Ilhan Omar Wins Minnesota Congressional Primary

Ilhan Omar has won her Democratic primary for Minnesota’s 5th district with 57% of the vote. After Rep. Omar’s high profile first term in Congress, she faced challenger Antone Melton Meaux in the Democratic primary. Melton Meaux, who is a first time political candidate, ran as a candidate “focused on the fifth,” and has called…


Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) Wins Primary

Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) successfully defended her House seat for District 13 in Michigan’s Democratic primary against challenger Brenda Jones. Tlaib won 66% of the vote in a landslide victory. She will face Republican David Dudenhoefer in November. Tlaib made history with Ilhan Omar as one of the first Muslim women to be elected to…

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Meet the First Muslim to Lead a Presidential Campaign

At the start of this week, Bernie Sanders announced that he is running for the office of the President of the United States for a second time. Along with that announcement, Bernie also announced that his 2020 campaign manager is going to be Faiz Shakir, a progressive, Muslim advocate, and National Political Director of the…


These Women Helped Take Back Our Democracy

Last night, the United States was  swept up in a “midterm election” frenzy. Supporters on both sides of the aisle remained riled up, promising the arrival of a “blue wave,” or alternatively, a “red wall,” referring to a potential tsunami of Democratic individuals being voted in, or having the Democratic tsunami blocked by a wall…