WASHINGTON -- Today, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) unveiled the Pathway to PEACE (Progressive, Equitable, and Constructive Engagement), a package of seven bills aimed at reorienting U.S. foreign policy.
WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) introduced and passed an amendment to the Ban Surprise Billing Act (H.R. 5800), a bipartisan proposal to protect patients from surprise medical bills, in the House Education and Labor Committee. H.R.
WASHINGTON –Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Africa, and Joe Neguse (D-CO) introduced the Eritrean Nationals' Safety from Unjust Removal or Expulsion (ENSURE) Act.
WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) will be joined at the 2019 State of the Union address by Habon Abdulle, a constituent from Minnesota’s 5th District and an advocate for women in civic leadership.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) introduced the Neighbors Not Enemies Act—which fully repeals the Alien Enemies Act of 1798. The 1798 laws known collectively as the “Alien and Sedition Acts” were a set of four bills targeting immigrants under the guise of war.
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WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar and Rep. Barbara Lee today announced a War Powers Resolution in the United States House of Representatives to direct the removal of the United States Armed Forces from hostilities against Iran that have not been authorized by Congress. The resolution is a companion to a War Powers Resolution authored by Sen. Tim Kaine in the Senate.
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