Two Muslim women expected contest for the Congress in midterms

In what is seen as historic and heroic: Two Muslim women are in the race to be elected to Congress in the US midterm election next week Ilhan Omar, who migrated to the US as a Somali refugee, is favored to win a seat in the US House of Representatives in a densely-Democratic district in the Midwestern state of Minnesota, where she is the party’s nominee. Rashida Tlaib, a social worker born in Detroit to Palestinian immigrant parents, is certain to be elected to the House in a district where…

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