"I'm a father of two daughters and that means a lot for them to see someone that looks like her that is a refugee an immigrant in Minnesota that could be trusted with such a seat", said Abdi Bihi, an Omar supporter.
The two women will increase the total number of Muslims in the House to three - African American congressman Andre Carson has also won re-election in his Democratic district in Indiana.
When she was a teenager, Omar came to America as a Somalian refugee.
Technically, Palestinian-American Rashida is the first American Muslim woman to be elected to Congress.
Also elected for the first time in MA was a black Congresswoman. She is an attorney and served in the Michigan House of Representatives.
After the midterm results are tallied, more than 100 members of Congress are expected to be women - a record. Tlaib had defeated Jones in the Democratic primary earlier in the year, by about 900 votes.
Both women ran unopposed in their districts after winning this summer's Democratic primaries and the Republican Party failed to put forward candidates.
Ellison was himself the first Muslim ever to be elected to Congress.
Democrats are celebrating Omar's win and the diversity in their party, but they may regret their choice after scrolling back through her Twitter timeline.
Haaland, a member of the Pueblo of Laguna tribe, is a well-known community activist in her solidly Democratic district, working tirelessly to encourage Native Americans - who make up two per cent of the United States population - to vote. "Yes, you're going to have to learn how to say our names", she is quoted by HuffPost.
Born in Detroit to Palestinian-American parents, Tlaib served in Michigan's state legislature from 2008 to 2014.
For Tlaib, Tuesday's election marks the second time she will have made history in recent years.
Veronica Escobar and Sylvia Garcia will be the first Latinas to represent Texas in Congress. Escobar, a Democrat, will take the seat in Texas' 16th Congressional District that is now held by Beto O'Rourke. "It became about the changing the narrative" surrounding immigrants and women of color who run for office.
But the idea of a European army has limited support in Berlin and London. "Europe and its security", Macron said. The two men are meeting in Paris on Saturday, and Macron's office says this issue will be on the table.
And his he has played extremely well this season with averages of 18 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2 assists per game. I mean, have you seen Zion? Duke's trampling of Kentucky resonated in similar fashion with me.
The Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, urged people to avoid the area. "I heard at least one gunshot initially". Police initially responded to a report of a vehicle on fire near the corner of Swanston Street about 4.20pm.
Trump repeatedly lamented that he would have never selected Sessions if he had known the attorney general would recuse himself. Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT also criticized Whitaker's appointment.
But that support began to fade, with Grassley suggesting over the summer that he might have time for a hearing after all. Dean said despite the ramifications of the Sessions ouster, he has faith in the US judicial system to survive it.
The United States is now the world's biggest crude oil producer, pushing Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia to the back seat. The sanctions waivers have further eased concerns the oil market will swing into a deficit of crude supplies.
The 2015 National League MVP, Harper hit.249 last season with 34 home runs and 100 RBIs as the Nationals missed the playoffs. Importantly for any future negotiations, Harper's deal would not be the largest in baseball history by average annual value.
Chinese news agency Xinhua recently added two new staff members that are a little bit different than your regular news anchors. The agency points out that they may be particularly useful for disseminating breaking news reports in a timely manner.
It was NATO's largest exercise in decades, involving 50,000 troops, 10,000 combat vehicles, 65 vessels, and 250 aircraft. Norway has grown increasingly nervous about neighboring Russian Federation since it annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014.
Pyongyang, however, insists that as long as the sanctions remain completely in place it will not negotiate with the United States. Yoon Young-chan, a spokesman for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, said his government was aware of the postponement.
Malibu Under Evacuation Orders as Massive Fire Rages
The director of the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services says another fire in northern California has claimed lives. The hospital was later destroyed, Mike Mangas, a spokesman for operator Dignity Health, told Action News Now.
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2018
Speaking to Vogue Australia , she said: "Everyone knows that I love boxing, but this year I added functional training". It's all of you who reaffirmed the belief in myself that I could be back on that stage, to shine for you.
Thugs of Hindostan opens to mixed reviews
Like, really badlyThey couldn't make it past halfThey're beating themselves up for watching itAnd those who made it till the end. Holds true for #TOH . "Taran Adarsh wrote on his Twitter, " #OneWordReview ... #ThugsOfHindostan: DISAPPOINTING.
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United manager Mourinho also came back to the country where he'd shone at Juve's rivals Inter Milan . Mourinho spent two years at Inter and remains the only manager in Italian football to win the treble.
Lowe's to Close Dozens of Stories in 2019, says company
Home improvement giant Lowe's Cos.is closing 51 "underperforming" stores in the USA and Canada, including the Lowe's on Thomas E. The announcement follows Dedham-based Papa Gino's surprise weekend closing of dozens of restaurants throughout New England.