Updates on Ilhan Omar. Omar was elected to represent Minnesota's 5th congressional district in 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, Omar broke a number of records when she was elected: she is the first Somali American and the first of two Muslim women (along with Rashida Tlaib) elected to Congress. She is also the first woman of color elected to Congress from Minnesota. She was a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from 2017 to 2019 before being elected to Congress.
It Starts With the Jews, but It Never Ends With the Jews
The neo-Marxists who seek to destroy America are on the march.
Ted Cruz finds common ground with Ilhan Omar over Ohio derailment
The Norfolk Southern train—carrying toxic chemicals—derailed, resulting in a large fire. Smoke engulfed the small town, forcing residents to evacuate.
Lauren Boebert faces backlash after repeating Ilhan Omar elevator barb
Boebert apologized in November 2021 after video of her comments about meeting Omar in an elevator were widely criticized.
Joe Rogan slammed for saying Jews are "into money"
"The idea that Jewish people are not into money is ridiculous," said Rogan on his podcast. "That's like saying Italians aren't into pizza."
House GOP Adamantly Correct to Kick Rep. Omar off Foreign Affairs Committee
The U.S. House is no doubt a better institution today with Rep. Omar booted from the Foreign Affairs Committee.
Fox News co-host blasts Kevin McCarthy for this "low brow" decision
Geraldo Rivera said on Friday that Representative Ilhan Omar "got a raw deal" after she was removed from the Foreign Affairs Committee this week.
Video of Lauren Boebert calling Ilhan Omar a terrorist viewed over 6M times
The video, which was first taken in November 2021, resurfaced after Omar was stripped from her assignment on the House Foreign Affairs committee on Wednesday.
Rep. Greene's "Jewish space lasers" controversy resurfaces after AOC speech
Greene promoted an antisemitic conspiracy theory involving a wealthy Jewish banking family and "lasers or blue beams of light" from space in 2018.
House GOP's committee purge continues as another Democrat member pushed out
Representative Ilhan Omar became the third Democrat to be stripped of her committee assignment since Republicans took back the House.
Ilhan Omar calls committee removal "dangerous" as GOP close to booting her
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said he has enough votes to remove the Minnesota congresswoman from the Foreign Affairs Committee
Ilhan Omar close to being removed as GOP invokes emergency procedure
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said he voted to oust Omar from the Foreign Affairs committee.
Marjorie Taylor Greene's hopes of removing Ilhan Omar appear dashed
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy had hoped to remove Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee, but a fresh GOP rebellion may have put paid to that.
Ilhan Omar says she wasn't aware of "Jews and money" trope
The Minnesota Democrat told CNN of her past remarks criticizing Israel and pro-Israel lobbying, "That has been very enlightening part of this journey."
GOP has "no intention" of having Ilhan Omar sit on committee: Scalise
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy recently barred two other Democrats from sitting on the Intelligence Committee.
Why Ilhan Omar might survive Republican purge of House committees
Speaker Kevin McCarthy may not have the votes to deny Omar a seat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Republican Congressman Bacon suggests ending partisan committee removals
"I think it's terribly corrosive to the rapport," Congressman Bacon said, "just the relations in the House."
Democrats aren't letting Biden forget about documents scandal
At least five elected Democrats in Washington have spoken out in support of the DOJ investigation into Biden's classified document woes.
Democrat Ilhan Omar explains why Joe Biden should be investigated
The Minnesota progressive on Saturday said that any "deviance" in security should be investigated.
Ilhan Omar's reaction when approached by Matt Gaetz goes viral
Social media users found the Minnesota representative's body language quite telling.
George Santos' lies spark talk of Ilhan Omar "marrying her brother"
The unproven allegations regarding Omar, a Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota, have circulated for years.
How Marjorie Taylor Greene transformed from McCarthy critic to staunch ally
"Nothing has changed about me and I had no deals I had to make to support Kevin McCarthy," the GOP lawmaker said in an interview earlier this month.
Republicans are already lining up to oppose Kevin McCarthy's key promise
Representative Nancy Mace said she's "not going to support" McCarthy's move to block lawmakers from serving on their committees if he becomes House speaker.
Clarence Thomas should resign for being "corrupt as hell": Congressman
Representative Bill Pascrell Jr. tweeted on Friday that the conservative justice "should resign from the Supreme Court."
Progressives double down on promoting Ilhan Omar amid GOP threats
Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar announced on Thursday that she's been elected deputy chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
Why Laura Loomer was banned from Twitter
The far-right figure had her account permanently suspended in 2018 and has, so far, not been able to return to Twitter.
Whoopi Goldberg questioning Taliban, Hamas terrorist status sparks anger
"The View" host angered some viewers by implying that not everyone thinks the Taliban and Hamas are terrorist groups.
Kevin McCarthy promises to block these lawmakers from serving on committees
House Republicans recently voted 188-31 by secret ballot to nominate McCarthy for House speaker.
Progressives blame rescinded Ukraine letter on lack of proper vetting
Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal called the letter "a distraction at this time."
AOC's Fake Handcuffs and the Influencerification of Politics
The collapse of the political into the emotional is great news for people like AOC. Unfortunately, turning constituents into adoring fans means you have little incentive to do anything for them in return but pose.
Full List of Congress Members Arrested With AOC Protesting SCOTUS
At least 17 Democratic members of the House were arrested during an abortion-rights protest.