All Articles on Ilhan Omar

One-year-old Dara Faraez walks across the floor in front of the podium as Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) speaks at the Back the THRIVE Agenda press conference on September 10, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Green New Deal Network) News
As Biden Prepares to Unveil Infrastructure Plan, Progressives Push $10 Trillion Investment
"The THRIVE Act is the agenda that establishes the pillars for economic renewal in our country," says Sen. Ed Markey.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled to Birmingham, Alabama to support Amazon warehouse workers trying to unionize. (Photo: Bernie Sanders/YouTube/screen grab) News
'What You're Doing Is Historical!' Bernie Sanders Rallies With Amazon Workers in Alabama
"If history teaches us anything, it is that big money interests do not just give you anything," the senator said in support of the union drive in Bessemer. "You've got to stand up and you've got to fight for it."
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Former Ohio state senator and Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaign co-chair Nina Turner is running for Congress. (Photo: Nikolas Liepens/Flickr/cc) News
'I Need Her Alongside Me in Congress': Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Nina Turner
New York Democrat says Turner "has spent her entire career advocating for the working people of Northeast Ohio."
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks during a news conference about the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol on March 17, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) News
172 Republicans Rebuked for Voting Against Protecting Women From Violence
"One in three women experience sexual or intimate partner violence during their lifetime," said Rep. Lauren Underwood. "I voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act today with that sad truth on my mind."
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"We will be at the rivers that are being threatened by Line 3 over the next few days gathering to pray and send a message to Enbridge that water is life," said Jane Fonda on Monday, March 15, 2021. (Photo: Twitter screengrab via Jane Fonda) News
Jane Fonda Arrives in Minnesota to Back Line 3 Opponents
"We're here to try to stop it," the famed activist and actress said of Enbridge's crude oil pipeline.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) speaks during a press conference outside the DFL Headquarters on August 5, 2020 in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) News
Omar Leads Letter Urging Biden to End ICE Contracts With Local Jails
The lawmakers' letter decried detention abuses including "medical neglect, long-term use of solitary confinement, sexual assault, and lack of access to legal counsel."
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) wears a protective mask while walking through the Canon Tunnel to the U.S. Capitol on January 12, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images) News
House Progressives Implore Biden State Dept. to Center Palestinian Rights
"The conversation is shifting, public sentiment is changing, and it's time the Biden administration listened to the people and spoke up for Palestinian rights."
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) attend a news conference to discuss proposed legislation entitled Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act outside the U.S. Capitol on March 11, 2021 in Washington, DC. The bill aims to institute a nationwide cancellation of rents and home mortgage payments through the duration of the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) News
Omar Leads Bill to Cancel Rent and Mortgage Payments During Pandemic
"This isn't a radical idea. It's what is needed to prevent an even bigger crisis."
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) speaks to reporters in Statuary Hall on Capital Hill on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in Washington, D.C. News
'A Test of Our Humanity': Ilhan Omar Unveils Bill to Sanction Saudi Crown Prince Over Khashoggi Murder
"Every minute Mohammed bin Salman escapes punishment is a moment where U.S. interests, human rights, and the lives of Saudi dissenters are at risk."
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'Failure to Deliver Is Not an Option': Khanna, Omar, AOC, and 20 Other House Dems Push VP to Overrule Parliamentarian on $15 Wage
"If we don't overrule the Senate parliamentarian, we are condoning poverty wages for millions of Americans."
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