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Michigan Democrat Likely to Be First Muslim Woman Elected to Congress

posted on August 8, 2018

CNN’s Daniel Burke and Jeremy Moorhead report that Congress should soon be getting its first member who is a Muslim woman. They write, “Tlaib, who beat a crowded field of Democrats to win Tuesday’s primary, will not face a Republican opponent in November’s general election. She can still be opposed by a write-in candidate, but would be the overwhelming favorite in the deeply Democratic district.” The daughter of Palestinian immigrants, she is one of more than 90 Muslims running for office this year.

Read at CNN