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Ilhan Omar

  1. politics
    After Smearing of Obama, Democrats Should Know How to Defend Ilhan OmarFor eight years, the right wing lobbed false, anti-Muslim attacks at Obama. Did Democrats actually learn from it?
  2. politics
    After Smearing of Obama, Democrats Should Know How to Defend Ilhan OmarFor eight years, the right wing lobbed false, anti-Muslim attacks at Obama. Did Democrats actually learn from it?
  3. mueller time
    Trump Deserves Impeachment. But Should the Democrats Do It?Yes, Mueller seems to have provided an “impeachment referral.” But it remains risky and perhaps unnecessary this close to the 2020 election.
  4. the national interest
    Trump Is Attacking Not Ilhan Omar But All Muslims and MinoritiesA campaign of vilification and dehumanization that goes far beyond the pseudo-outrage at one exhausting member of Congress.
  5. rhetoric
    Ilhan Omar Is Facing Death Threats. It’s Good That Democrats Are Defending Her.The Atlantic’s David Frum argues that Democrats are making a strategic mistake by rallying behind Ilhan Omar.
  6. ilhan omar
    Why ‘Civility’ Protects Dan Crenshaw But Not Ilhan OmarAndy Barr wants Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be more “civil” when addressing Dan Crenshaw. But Crenshaw’s treatment of Ilhan Omar was anything but.
  7. power
    Trump Video Leads to More Death Threats Against Ilhan OmarTrump tweeted a misleading video of comments she made at the Council on American Islamic Relations last month.
  8. ilhan omar
    Pelosi Requests More Security for Ilhan Omar Following Trump’s 9/11 AttackMeanwhile, Sarah Sanders said on Sunday that Trump’s Islamophobic attack was a “good thing.”
  9. ilhan omar
    Ilhan Omar Never Stood a ChancePolitical attacks against the Muslim Minnesota congresswoman — culminating in one from the president — have devolved into pure Islamophobic id.
  10. the national interest
    Republicans Prove Ilhan Omar Is Right About Anti-Muslim Bigotry“You have to wonder if she is an American first,” says Fox News host who claims to be offended at dual loyalty smears.
  11. stephen miller
    If You Are Defending Stephen Miller, You Are an Ally of Anti-SemitismMiller’s white-nationalist politics are far more dangerous for American Jews than anything Ilhan Omar has ever tweeted.
  12. power
    Incredibly, the Freshman Congresswomen Keep Making C-Span Go ViralWatching Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar speak truth to power will never get old.
  13. identity politics
    The GOP’s Cynical New Identity-Politics PlaySenate Republicans are looking to back bills that rebuke anti-Semitism — despite their own party’s complicity in anti-Semitic violence.
  14. politics
    Ilhan Omar Tests the Democratic Party. Will It Pass?Democrats like Omar aren’t nihilists. They have taken a great chance on the party and its capacity for self-reflection.
  15. donald trump
    Trump’s Claim That Democrats Are an ‘Anti-Jewish Party’ Is AbsurdHis reaction to the Ilhan Omar controversy ignores a century of strongly pro-Democratic Jewish sentiment, which continues today.
  16. interesting times
    How Should We Talk About the Israel Lobby’s Power?Representative Ilhan Omar failed to address it effectively. But it’s a legitimately difficult thing to do.
  17. the national interest
    Two Dozen House Republicans Oppose Anti-Hate Resolution for Some ReasonYou say you want a resolution?
  18. ilhan omar
    Ilhan Omar Is a Convenient Republican TargetThe party is hoping to distract attention from their own and their president’s extremism.
  19. ilhan omar
    4 Reasons Republicans Are Keeping the Heat on Ilhan OmarOmar is a convenient target for Republicans hoping to distract attention from their own and their president’s extremism.
  20. ilhan omar
    Democrats’ Split Over Ilhan Omar’s Israel Comments: What You Need to KnowAfter much debate, Democrats will vote Thursday on a resolution to condemn hate in all forms.
  21. ilhan omar
    Intelligencer Chat: The Ilhan Omar MessDebating the Merits of a Democratic Resolution Against Anti-Semitism
  22. ilhan omar
    Steve Scalise Delivers the GOP’s Most Cynical Ilhan Omar Rebuke YetScalise admitted to attending a white supremacist event in 2002. Now he is lecturing Americans about national security and anti-Semitism.
  23. ilhan omar
    Ilhan Omar Has a Less Bigoted Position on Israel Than Almost All Other DemocratsMaking tone-deaf remarks about dual allegiances is bad. Supporting de facto apartheid rule in the West Bank is much, much worse.
  24. politics
    Conservatives Use Free Speech As a Shield to Defend BigotryA Republican delegate in West Virginia claimed that the Islamophobic Ilhan Omar poster was about “free speech.” It wasn’t.
  25. the national interest
    Can Anti-Semitism Split Democrats Like It Split Labour?Ilhan Omar and the specter of Jeremy Corbyn.
  26. islamophobia
    Islamophobic Poster of Ilhan Omar Roils West Virginia CapitolAn employee resigned and another was reportedly sent to the hospital after an Islamophobic picture was placed in the West Virginia Capitol rotunda.
  27. the national interest
    Ilhan Omar Accuses Israel Hawks of ‘Allegiance to a Foreign Country’After skirting around anti-Semitism a few weeks ago, Omar goes all in.
  28. politics
    Area Criminal Shocked by Congresswoman Who Cites His Crimes Out LoudSpecial Envoy to Venezuela Elliott Abrams wasn’t pleased when Ilhan Omar called him out for supporting a Salvadoran regime that massacred civilians.
  29. mike pence
    Mike Pence Makes Strong Case for Donald Trump’s ResignationThe vice-president argued Tuesday night that “those who engage in anti-Semitic tropes” have no place in our politics.
  30. politics
    Everything to Know About Ilhan Omar’s Israel ControversyOn Tuesday, Trump called on the congresswoman to resign.
  31. ilhan omar
    The Christian Right, Not AIPAC, Drives the GOP’s Pro-Israel StanceWhether or not Ilhan Omar’s claim of vast AIPAC power has anything to do with anti-Semitism, it’s just not accurate, and helps her enemies.
  32. false equivalence
    McCarthy Demands Democrats Treat Two Muslim Members As Bigots Like Steve KingIt’s a twofer for Republicans seeking to undermine Jewish Democratic allegiances while pleasing conservative evangelicals.
  33. state of the union
    The Guests to Look Out for at the State of the UnionTrump’s former housekeepers, migrant families who were separated at the border, and more.
  34. power
    The New Face of Power Officially Takes Control TodayThe 116th Congress will be the most diverse set of lawmakers in history.
  35. hot shot
    Your Cool New Congresswomen Are Already Hanging OutIt’s okay to say #squadgoals without irony about this Instagram.
  36. a woman's place is in the house
    What to Know About Ilhan Omar, the Former Refugee Who Won a Minnesota PrimaryShe would be the first Somali-American in Congress.
  37. 2018 elections
    Primary Results: Dems Embrace Diversity, GOP Pulls Closer to TrumpAs Democrats nominated several candidates whose win in November would be a historic first, Republicans continued rejecting their pre-Trump past.
  38. Minnesota Lawmaker Calls Out ‘White Male’ Colleagues for Ignoring Women of Color“I’m really tired of watching women of color, in particular, being ignored.”