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February 20, 2020 Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS – Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement about the fire at a Twin Metals Recycling facility fire, after air quality in the Twin Cities was 

February 12, 2020 Press Release

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.

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February 11, 2020 Press Release

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.

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February 6, 2020 Press Release

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.

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February 3, 2020 Press Release

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.

January 30, 2020 Press Release

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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January 5, 2020 Press Release

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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October 23, 2019 In The News

Less than three weeks have passed since President Trump spoke on the phone with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, setting off a cascade of destabilizing events that hav

July 25, 2019 In The News

Throughout history, demagogues have used state power to target minority communities and political enemies, often culminating in state violence. Today, we face that threat in our own country, where the president of the United States is using the influence of our highest office to mount racist attacks on communities across the land.

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May 14, 2019 In The News

Just over two weeks ago, we watched in horror after a man walked into Chabad of Poway synagogue in California and opened fire on worshippers, killing 60-year-old Lori Gilbert Kaye and injuring three others.

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March 17, 2019 In The News

Since I began my first term in Congress, I have sought to speak openly and honestly about the scale of the issues our country faces — whether it is ending the crippling burden of student debt, tackling the existential threat of climate change or making sure no one in one of the richest countries in the world dies from lack of health care.

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January 3, 2019 In The News
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