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Key Democratic lawmaker may invite bank CEOs to testify before U.S. Congress

Sojourner Truth lunch, during the three-day Women's Convention at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., October 28, 2017.

Reuters , Africa Nov 8, 2018

From Dadaab to the US Congress — VIDEO

She ran unopposed in a congressional district that stretches from Detroit to Dearborn, Michigan.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Nov 8, 2018

[OPINION] Trumping the midterms in the age of Donald

Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar won their races in Detroit and Minneapolis to become the first Muslim-American women in the House of Representatives.

EWN , South Africa Nov 7, 2018

West Bank kin cheer first Palestinian-American woman in U.S. Congress

NO ARCHIVE Tlaib, a Democrat, ran virtually unopposed in Michigan’s 13th congressional district, which encompasses southwest Detroit and its suburbs west to the city of Dearborn.

Reuters , Africa Nov 7, 2018

Two women make history in America as they become first Muslim women elected to congress Kenya News

- Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, both Democrats, have marked their names in the book of history after their recent big wins in America - Omar who is Somali-American won the seat in Minnesota while Tlaib who is a Palestinian-American won that of Detroit on November 6 - The are currently being celebrated across America as this makes them the first Muslim women elected to US Congress Despite the growing rate of Islamophobic attacks in America and hostility towards immigrant, it appears there are still many people who choose to look past all of that and think of humanity first.

Tuko , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Women candidates make history in US 2018 midterm elections

A self-styled progressive, Tlaib is a vocal critic of President Donald Trump and was arrested two years ago for disrupting a Trump speech in Detroit.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Somali woman who lived in Kenyan refugee camp elected to US Congress

The 42-year-old was born in Detroit to Palestinian immigrant parents.

Tuko , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib make history as first Muslim women in Congress win

Voters in Minnesota and Michigan on Tuesday elected the first two Muslim women to serve in the US Congress, a former refugee who fled Somalia's civil war and a Detroit-born Palestinian-American.

The Star , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Minnesota, Michigan send first Muslim women to U.S. Congress

Democrats, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib mark election victory [Courtesy] Voters in Minnesota and Michigan on Tuesday elected the first two Muslim women to serve in the U.S. Congress, a former refugee who fled Somalia’s civil war and a Detroit-born Palestinian-American.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Former refugee in Kenya Ilhan Omar elected to US Congress

Democrats, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib mark election victory [Courtesy] Voters in Minnesota and Michigan on Tuesday elected the first two Muslim women to serve in the U.S. Congress, a former refugee who fled Somalia’s civil war and a Detroit-born Palestinian-American.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 7, 2018