Ilhan Omar

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WCCO Radio Newsroom
June 25, 2019 - 8:20 am
It's time for Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar to address the issue says WCCO Radio political analyst Blois Olson. Olson's comments come after the Star Tribune reported that new documents showi Omar was once married to a man, possibly her own brother, to by pass immigration laws in 2009. "Prove...
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June 08, 2019 - 7:47 am
A state panel has ruled that Fifth District Congresswoman Ilhan Omar must reimburse her own campaign account and pay a fine for violating state campaign finance rules. The violations date back to when Omar was a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. The Minnesota Campaign Finance and...
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April 13, 2019 - 1:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Saturday rushed to defend Rep. Ilhan Omar after President Donald Trump retweeted video that was edited to suggest she was being dismissive of the significance of the worst terrorist assault on U.S. soil. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi scolded Trump for using the "...
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By Edgar Linares in Minneapolis
Edgar Linares
February 19, 2019 - 7:26 pm
Local immigration leaders across Minnesota met with U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday in downtown Minneapolis to talk about issues and concerns affecting the immigration community. Omar quickly took aim at President Donald Trump and his administration. “Within this administration they are determined...
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November 07, 2018 - 7:24 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Fresh off of becoming the first Somali-American elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar said Wednesday that she's still enjoying being known for her firsts. In 2016 the one-time refugee became the first Somali-American elected to a state legislature in the U.S. when she won a seat in the...
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