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Ilhan Omar Says Attacks On Her And Rashida Tlaib Are 'Designed To Silence' Muslim Voices
The Democratic congresswomen have come under repeated, bad-faiths attacks in recent months.
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Muslim Group Calls Out 'Law & Order: SVU' For Episode 'Enflaming Islamophobia'
One of the episode’s storylines involved a character who appeared to be an exaggerated version of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).
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Ilhan Omar Won't Be Quiet
"Clearly, I am a nightmare ― because [Trump] can’t stop really thinking about ways that he can continue to use my identity to marginalize our communities," said the freshman congresswoman as she went back to her district in Minnesota for recess.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Slams President Trump
Supporters of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) took to Capitol Hill to support the freshman congresswoman.
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Ilhan Omar Slams Critics: 'If I Survived Militia I Certainly Can Survive These People'
"This is not going to be the country of the xenophobics," the freshman lawmaker said.
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Angela Davis Shares Support For Rep. Ilhan Omar: A 'Courageous, Bold Black Woman'
The civil rights icon helped organize a rally to support the congresswoman on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
Cory Booker: Trump's Criticism Of Ilhan Omar Is 'Reprehensible'
Speaking at a presidential forum in Texas focused on women of color, the New Jersey senator said the president’s language was “toxic.”
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Another Trump Supporter Arrested After Death Threats Against 3 Democratic Lawmakers
The calls threatening Cory Booker, Eric Swalwell and Rashida Tlaib came days after Trump posted an attack tweet showing Rep. Ilhan Omar and 9/11 footage.
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Nancy Pelosi Says Democratic Party Has 'No Taint' Of Anti-Semitism
The House speaker said that just because others "want to accuse somebody of that doesn’t mean that we take that bait."
Beto O'Rourke Calls Trump A Racist Islamophobe In Defense Of Ilhan Omar
The presidential hopeful pulled no punches on Trump, comparing his rhetoric to what "someone in the Third Reich" would say.
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Muslim Voters Won't Forget Which Democrats Had Ilhan Omar's Back
“It makes it very clear which Democrats are open and willing to stand up for justice,” said one Muslim voter.
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Sean Hannity Guest Falsely Claims Ilhan Omar Is 'Infatuated' With Terrorism
The Muslim congresswoman has received death threats because conservative media took her comments about 9/11 out of context.
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Trump Continues To Attack Rep. Ilhan Omar Amid Death Threats Against Her
Trump appears firmly planted in continuing his racist attacks on Rep. Omar.
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Fox News' Tomi Lahren Says 'Left' Supporters of Rep. Ilhan Omar Back 'Stoning' Gays
"Makes sense" — NOT, as "Omar has been pushing for equal rights for the LGBTQ community," noted one Lahren Twitter foe.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Raises More Than $630,000 From Online Donors In First Quarter
Many of those contributions came from people who donated less than $200.
Here Are Some Of The Death Threats Targeting Rep. Ilhan Omar
The Muslim congresswoman has received more threats against her life since President Donald Trump tweeted a misleading video attacking her.
Donald Trump Continues Attacks On 'Ungrateful' Ilhan Omar, Claiming She Has 'Control' Of Nancy Pelosi
Omar has received death threats following a video the president tweeted.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar Says Death Threats Have Increased Since Trump's Attack
Since President Donald Trump tweeted a video about Omar, she's faced "a sharp increase in direct threats" to her life, according to her office.
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Jerry Nadler Accuses Trump Of Stealing $150,000 For Small Businesses After 9/11
The president has "no moral authority" to attack Rep. Ilhan Omar over comments referencing the terror attack, the congressman told Jake Tapper.
Nancy Pelosi: Trump's 'Hateful' Comments About Rep. Ilhan Omar Pose 'Real Danger'
The House speaker took a harder stance against the president's Islamophobic rhetoric following backlash from other Democrats.
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Yemeni Bodegas Launch Boycott Of New York Post Over 9/11 Front Page
The merchants say the newspaper "aims to harm" Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)
Rashida Tlaib Slams Democrats For Silence On Trump’s Islamophobic Attacks On Ilhan Omar
The Michigan congresswoman has a message for Democratic leaders: Don't celebrate diversity while ignoring Islamophobia.
Latest Attacks On Ilhan Omar Show That Anti-Muslim Hate Isn’t A Partisan Issue
As members of the GOP perpetuate anti-Muslim harassment toward the congresswoman, Democratic leadership has been eerily silent.
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Now Outraged, Trump Boasted On 9/11 That His Building Was Tallest After Attack
Appallingly insensitive — and false, Democratic strategist Paul Begala recalls after the president tries to bash Rep. Ilhan Omar using images of the terrorist strike.
Trump Uses 9/11 Footage To Advance Right-Wing Attacks On Ilhan Omar
The bad-faith attack attempts to paint the freshman lawmaker as being flippant about the terrorist attack.
Instagram Won’t Ban Laura Loomer After She Incites Fans To ‘Rise Up’ Against Ilhan Omar
In Instagram posts, Loomer falsely claimed the Muslim congresswoman wants "another 9/11" and stated that "Islam is a cancer."
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