Ilhan Omar

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.)
"What's happening right now in Bolivia isn't democracy," she said.
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) holdsl hands with Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) at a campaign rally at the University of Minnesota's Williams Arena on November, 3, 2019 in Minneapolis.
"Ilhan and I share a common link as the descendants of families who fled...
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Bernie Sanders and Ilhan Omar Rally in Minneapolis
Sanders's surging campaign was forced to move today's rally from the Northrup...


Unimaginably, the lows go lower. In Texas, Laura Maradiaga, an 11-year-old girl who fled death threats in El Salvador with her terrified family, may be deported by herself thanks to an immigration court error, a pointless government shutdown, and the prevailing cruelty of the regime. Are we great yet? Nope, says Houston's police chief, who is as appalled as the rest of us. "Family values? American values? Judeo-Christian values?" he wrote. "The Nazis enforced their laws as well."