US Rep. Ilhan Omar, challenger Don Samuels prepare for final primary election push

US Rep.  Ilhan Omar, challenger Don Samuels prepare for final primary election push

MINNEAPOLIS — Incumbent US Rep. Ilhan Omar and her most prominent primary challenger Don Samuels both say they are feeling confident about their campaigns in the final days before Tuesday’s election, where the two will square off to be the DFL candidate in a deep blue district. “We’re excited to be out there, to talk … Read more

Rep. Ilhan Omar arrested at protest outside Supreme Court, staff says

Rep.  Ilhan Omar arrested at protest outside Supreme Court, staff says

WASHINGTON – Rep. Ilhan Omar was arrested while protesting outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday, her staff tells WCCO. The protest was over the court’s recent reversal of Roe v. Wade. Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri tweeted a photo of herself and fellow representatives Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib at the protest. … Read more

Ilhan Omar Says Amir Locke Was ‘Executed’ By Minneapolis Police, Condemns City Leaders For ‘Empty Words’ – WCCO

Ilhan Omar Says Amir Locke Was ‘Executed’ By Minneapolis Police, Condemns City Leaders For ‘Empty Words’ – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – US Rep. Ilhan Omar released a statement Friday calling the death of Amir Locke “murder” and also criticized Minneapolis city leadership for misleading the public about what happened in the police shooting that left a Black man dead. “Amir Locke had barely opened his eyes when he was executed by a Minneapolis … Read more

Ilhan Omar Announces Campaign For Re-Election – WCCO

Ilhan Omar Announces Campaign For Re-Election – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar announced Monday her campaign for re-election. The progressive Democrat, who represents Minneapolis and a number of its close suburbs, was first elected to the US House of Representatives in 2018, becoming the first Somali-American elected to Congress. “When I first ran for this office there was one thing … Read more