Sending her best wishes to Tlaib on the shared historic achievement, Omar wrote on Twitter: "Congratulations to my sister @RashidaTlaib on your victory!"
Omar was favoured to take a seat in Congress after winning her Democratic primary in a heavily left-leaning Minnesota voting district. She ran unopposed in a congressional district that stretches from Detroit to Dearborn, Michigan.
The women show a bit of the diversity of Muslims in the United States, one of the country's most diverse groups. With this victory, she will be the first Somali-American elected to U.S. Congress.
She said her political life began attending local Democratic Farmer Labor party caucuses with her grandfather after arriving in the US.
Tlaib campaigned on a platform that advocated for a $15 minimum wage, free public college tuition and ending corporate welfare. She will succeed the first Muslim congressman, Keith Ellison, who vacated the seat to run in Minnesota's attorney general race.
Meanwhile in the Senate - the upper chamber of Congress - it looks likely the Republican Party will hold a majority with 51 seats against the Democrats' 43.
Russian Federation denies meddling in the election, and Trump denies any "collusion" with Russian Federation . The special counsel has also been investigating whether Mr Comey's firing amounted to obstruction of justice.
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Two-thirds of those casting ballots said their vote was about Trump, according to preliminary exit polls posted by CNN. The tax law was particularly problematic for Republicans in New Jersey, where at least three GOP-held seats flipped.
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Some Democrats also considered Sessions too eager to do Trump's bidding and overly receptive to his grievances. The Mueller investigation has so far produced 32 criminal charges and four guilty pleas from Trump associates.
Footage taken by witnesses showed police shooting the man after he threatened them with an object that appeared to be a knife. Victoria Police responded to a major incident on Friday afternoon on Bourke Street in Melbourne , Australia.
Massimiliano Allegri chose to give Alex Sandro and Giorgio Chiellini a game off, saving them for Wednesday's game against United . A ball into the box was headed on by Marouane Fellaini and Sandro got the final touch as the ball was bundled over the line.
We'd been hearing for months about the record number of women running for office, and last night, voters turned out for them. Twenty-nine-year-old Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress .
Smoke from the wind-driven fire, which started Thursday morning, can be seen from as far away as 150 miles. Weather forecasts showed numerous red flag warnings and wind alerts in the area Thursday into Friday.
Bipartisan bills to protect Mueller from politically motivated removal have been introduced in the House and Senate. Trump, who did not speak with Sessions himself, then ducked questions about Sessions' fate at the news conference.
Some modern aircraft have systems created to correct the posture of the aircraft automatically to keep flying safely. Once that happens, it may try to right itself by pushing the nose down, reports the Straight Times .
USA exempts three Iranian nuclear sites from sanctions
Plans to link the port to the Iranian rail system, which connects to Afghanistan and on to Central Asia, featured in the U.S. State Department's decision. "We continue negotiations to get all of the nations to zero", said the Secretary of State.
Dutchman, 69, sues to lower his age
Such is the sexagenarian's belief in his cause, that he said he is willing to take it to the highest courts in Europe. According to the report , a local court in the city of Arnhem is expected to rule on the case within four weeks.
'Horrific Scene': 13 Dead Including Gunman at California Bar
Reports say the suspect may have used smoke grenades and at least one weapon, described as a semi-automatic handgun by witnesses. Dean said he did not know of the shooter's motive, and he did not know of any connection between Long and the Borderline bar .
Rooney and Wilson named in England squad, but no Rice
I am still able to look to the future with the squad we've picked, but we've talked a lot about the history of the shirt. He will not be involved in England's final UEFA Nations League clash with Croatia three days later.
Dead Brothel Owner Wins Nevada Legislative Seat
The HBO reality show Cathouse focused on the daily happenings at Hof's Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legally owned and operated brothel. He said an anti-brothel push and regulatory problems he faced this year were political retribution.
CNN reporter loses White House access
Acosta had challenged the president on his characterization of the migrant caravan moving through Mexico as an "invasion". CNN's reporters, namely Acosta, have been frequently seen on the front lines of the White House's tense press briefings.