Ilhan Omar Wins Contested Primary

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Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday defeated her Democratic primary challenger, attorney Antone Melton-Meaux, who garnered attention for outraising her during the campaign, the Associated Press projected.

The race has gotten attention in recent weeks: Melton-Meaux said he supported Omar’s first run for Congress in 2018 but criticized her for the number of votes she’s missed.

As a member of the four-woman progressive “Squad” in Congress, Omar was elected as one of the first Muslim American women in Congress, along with Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich. Her outspoken criticism of President Trump and advocacy for far-left ideas have gained national attention, and the attention surrounding the Somali born progressive lawmaker – and her Twitter feed – have made her a target of Republicans and even some fellow Democrats.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. I sure hope the GOP puts up a decent challenger.
    DNC primaries are no doubt overwhelmed by extremist voters.
    No way she should have won!
    From corruption to division… she had nothing to offer.

  2. Once again proof; namely, the ‘Goyim out there’ hate us. We are in “Golus”!
    Eisov Soine L’Yaakov”.
    See Rashi’s comment. Genesis; 33:4.

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