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Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Become First Muslim Women Elected To US Congress

History has been made after the US elected its first Muslim women to Congress – Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Ms Tlaib, a Palestinian-American, secured Michigan’s 13th congressional district in a race in which she was the

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US Voters Poised To Elect Two Muslim Women To Congress

US voters are poised to elect two Muslim women to Congress in the midterm election next week, marking a historic first even as anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant rhetoric has been on the rise. Ilhan Omar, a Somali refugee, is all but

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U.S. Republicans push back on Democratic gun-control efforts

U.S. congressional Republican leaders on Tuesday resisted Democratic demands for a vote on gun-control measures and warned that some could face punishment for an unusual sit-in last month that tied up the House of Representatives for 25 hours. With Democrats

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